Winter 2015 Final Exam 1D

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Winter 2015 Final Exam 1D

Postby RitaChang_2C » Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:14 am

How do you know when to use q=mCdeltaT vs q=CdeltaT?

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Re: Winter 2015 Final Exam 1D

Postby Anh Khoa 3E » Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:34 am

It's the difference between specific heat capacity and heat capacity. If they give you specific heat to solve for q, then you need the mass. Look at the units of the capacity give to solve.

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