What is the mass of a piece of copper when 3000 J of heat is applied, causing a 45 °C increase in temperature, if the #C_p# of copper is .38452 J/g °C?

1 Answer
Mar 26, 2016

Answer:

I found #173.4g#

Explanation:

I would use the relationship describing heat exchanged #Q# as:
#Q=mc_pDeltaT#
With our data:
#3000=m*0.38452*45#
Rearranging:
#m=(3000)/(0.38452*45)=173.37~~173.4g#