# What is the specific heat capacity of silver metal if 55.00 g of the metal absorbs 47.3 calories of heat and the temperature rises 15.0°C?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 25, 2017

See below.

#### Explanation:

The equation used to solve for specific heat capacity is this:

From what the problem gave us, we can plug in the numbers:

Simplify:

Divide by 825 on both sides:

The units of