University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321973615
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-361-0

Chapter 17 - Temperature and Heat - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 573: Q17.9


She is correct.

Work Step by Step

As explained on page 559, the units of specific heat are $\frac{J}{kg\cdot K}=\frac{kg\cdot m^2/s^2}{kg\cdot K}$. This is equivalent to $\frac{m^2/s^2}{C^{\circ}}$.
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