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A 10-kg block of copper is initially 100 degrees celsius. It is thrown into a very large lake that is 280K. What is the entropy change of the piece of copper. What is the entropy change of the universe?

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I know that the entropy change of the universe is the change of the system and the change of the surroundings. I Don't really know how to go about this problem. I know for say two copper blocks next to each other I can do ncdeltaT + ncdeltaT and b/c they have the same mass and C it is easy. however I'm assuming this won't work for a few reasons in this problem because the lake I'm pretty sure I am supposed to assume is infinite compared to the copper Can anyone help pleaseee?

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