Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 10 - Liquids and Solids - Active Learning Questions - Page 498: 1

Answer

The specific heat of metal is lower than that of plastic, so it is able to change temperatures with less heat change than plastic.

Work Step by Step

The specific heat capacity is the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of a substance by one degree.
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