Thermochemistry : HeatCapacitySolLiq (4 Variations)


The Table below lists the specific heat capacities of several metals and liquids.

Substance Specific Heat Capacity
J/(g.oC)
Substance Specific Heat Capacity
J/(g.oC)
Al 0.902 H2O 4.18
Fe 0.451 C2H5OH 2.46
Cu 0.383 CCl4 0.861
Au 0.128 CCl2F2 0.598

In an experiment, 50 g of a metal was heated to 100oC and placed in 200 g of a liquid at 25oC. Which of the following combinations of metal and liquid will produce the largest temperature increase in the liquid? (Assume that there is no transfer of energy to the surroundings.)

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