# The amount of energy needed to heat 2.00 g of carbon from 50.0°C to 80.0°C is 42.6 J. The specific heat capacity of this sample of carbon is ?

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Mar 2, 2015

The specific heat of carbon will be **0.710 J/g * C**.

You have all the information you need to determine carbon's specific heat by using

**42.6 J**;

**2.00 g**;

So, plug all the data into the equation