College Physics (4th Edition)

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Chapter 14 - Problems - Page 534: 24

Answer

$0.091~J$ of heat left the mercury.

Work Step by Step

We can find the amount of heat that left the mercury: $Q = m~c~\Delta T$ $Q = (0.10\times 10^{-3}~kg)(140~J/kg~C^{\circ})(-6.5~C^{\circ})$ $Q = -0.091~J$ $0.091~J$ of heat left the mercury.

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