Is the metal in the following situation most likely Iron, Aluminum, or Silver? A 5.0 g sample of a metal is heated to 80.0oC and placed in a 100. g sample of water. The water temp rises from 20.0oC to...

Is the metal in the following situation most likely Iron, Aluminum, or Silver?

A 5.0 g sample of a metal is heated to 80.0oC and placed in a 100. g sample of water. The water temp rises from 20.0oC to 20.6oC

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The amount of heat in a given object can be found by using the formula Q = m * Cp * delta T where

Q = heat in Joules

m = mass in grams or kilograms

Cp = specific heat of the substance

delta T = change in temperature

When a heated object is put into water, the final...

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