Help with this physics class question

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Homework Statement



How much heat is absorbed by a person’s hand if 100 grams of liquid water at 100°C is poured on his hand? (Assume the final temperature of the water will be normal body temperature of 37°C)


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The water changes temperature. So maybe a better question to ask is how much energy is released by 100 g of water when it changes from 100o to 37o C? :wink:
 
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i just copied and pasted this question from my homework. i didnt word it
 
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i just copied and pasted this question from my homework. i didnt word it

Okay. :cool:

Then how much energy is released from 1 gram of water when it changes 1o C?
 

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