College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 14 - Problems - Page 534: 21


The amount of heat required is $2.45\times 10^5~J$

Work Step by Step

We can find the amount of heat required to raise the temperature by $1.4~ C^{\circ}$: $Q = m~c~\Delta T$ $Q = (50.0~kg)(3500~J/kg~C^{\circ})(1.4~C^{\circ})$ $Q = 2.45\times 10^5~J$ The amount of heat required is $2.45\times 10^5~J$.
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