# If it takes 41.72 joules to heat a piece of gold weighing 18.69 g from 10.0°C to 27.0°C, what is the specific heat of the gold?

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Jun 3, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The amount of heat (

where,

and

Thus, the specific heat capacity is found by:

**Thermochemistry | Enthalpy and Calorimetry.**