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Plate Tectonics Press Release
August 16, 2013
Plate Tectonics Press Release
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21. How much heat is required to raise an 800-g
copper pan from 15±C to 90±C if (a) the pan is
empty; (b) the pan contains 1.0 kg of water;
(c) the pan contains 4.0 kg of mercury?
(a) When just the pan is heated, ¢Q = mCucCu ¢T =
(0:8 kg)(386 J=kg¢K)(90 ¡ 15)K = 23:2 kJ
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