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Problem in my physics class i cant figure out

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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)


Homework Equations


dont have any


The Attempt at a Solution


dont have one.
 

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cepheid
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Well, you know the temperature change of the water. You also know the specific heat capacity of water. Therefore, you can figure out how much energy has to be lost by that amount of water in order for that temperature change to occur.
 

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