# In a experiment it is observed that 252 J of heat must be absorbed to raise the temperature of 50.0 g of Ni(s) from 20.0 C to 31.4 C. How do you calculate the specific heat of Ni in both J/g °C and cal/g.C?

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#### Answer:

Using Joules, the specific heat of nickel is

Using calories, the specific heat of nickel is

#### Explanation:

The equation to use is

Rearrange the equation to isolate

Convert Joules to calories.

Using Joules, the specific heat of nickel is

Using calories, the specific heat of nickel is