# What is the specific heat of a material if a 6.0 g sample absorbs 50 J when it is heated from 30°C to 50°C?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 9, 2015

#### Explanation:

Use the equation

You are given the

If you plug in the known variables the equation will look like:

At this point you just solve for

It is really helpful to keep units in the equation when solving. Let the units lead the way in solving thermochemistry problems.