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  1. Jun 23, 2004 #1
    I am lost on this homework assignment, and I am really hoping that you guys can help me out. Here goes:
    A 500.0-g Fe bar at 212 degrees C is placed in 2.0L of H20 at 24.0 degrees C. What will be the change in temperature of the H2O? (if is assumed that no heat is lost to the surroundings)

    I would really appreciate any help you can provide.
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  3. Jun 23, 2004 #2


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    The heat lost by the iron bar is the same as the heat gained by the water.

    Do you know how to find the temperature change of a material when it loses or gains a given amount of heat?

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