Specific heat capacity and changing temperature of water

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Homework Statement


there is a bath of 160L of water at 41oc (shc 4000). A rock of 15kg is dropped into the bath at 250oc with shc of 2000

What temperature does the water end up at?


Homework Equations



Q=cmT

The Attempt at a Solution



Very sorry but I dont have a clue. Not really on A2 spec
 

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tiny-tim
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hi rugby123! :wink:

the rock and the water will end up at the same temperature

so use the fact that the heat gained by the water equals the heat lost by the rock …

what do you get? :smile:
 

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