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Calorimetry Problem

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1. Homework Statement
A 300 g piece of aluminum at a temperature of 75 degrees C is dropped into a calorimeter containing 400 mL of water at 5 degrees C. What is the final temperature? The C Al = 0.9 J/g degrees C.

2. Homework Equations

q = mcdeltat


3. The Attempt at a Solution

I have no idea where to begin o_0
 

Borek

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Heat lost = heat gained (each one is described by the equation you have listed). This will be equation with one unknown - final temperature.

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