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Homework Help: Heat Problem

  1. Jul 1, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Suppose 69.3 J of heat is added to a 121 g piece of aluminum at 22.5 C. What is the final temperate of the aluminum?

    2. Relevant equations

    Q = m c (T - T1) I think, but I am only given 1 temp.

    3. The attempt at a solution

    There are examples that are simialr in my book except they don't use a figure like 69.3 J. This is what is confusing me. If someone could tell me the equation I should use I would really appreciate it. Thanks.
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  3. Jul 1, 2009 #2
    Try looking up the specific heat of aluminum. This is the last piece of information that you'll need to solve the problem.

    Your equation is correct.
  4. Jul 1, 2009 #3
    Got it! Thanks.
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