# When 435 J of heat is added to 3.40 g of olive oil at 21.0°C, the temperature increases by 85°C. What is the specific heat of the olive oil?

##### 1 Answer

May 28, 2018

#### Explanation:

Specific heat (

#"S" = "Q"/"mΔT"#

Where

#"Q ="# Heat added/released#"m ="# Mass of sample#"ΔT ="# Change in Temperature