A 28.2 g sample of nickel is heated to 99.8 C and placed in a coffee cup calorimeter containing 150.0 g water at 23.5 C. As the metal cools, the final temperature of metal and water is 25 C. Calculate the specific heat capacity of nickel, assuming that no heat escapes to the surroundings or is transferred to the calorimeter.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I know that

energy relased = s * m * ∆T

So would ∆T = 25 - 23.5?

Also would the mass = 28.2 g

Finally how would you calculate the specific heat capacity of onlynickel?

Thanks a lot

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