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Heat capacity is an extensive property. As a reminder, an extensive property of a substance is one where QUANTITY does matter. Specific heat capacity is an intensive property. No matter how much aluminum you have, its ability to absorb heat energy at a particular temperature is the same.
It’s important to note the difference between heat capacity and specific heat capacity. Heat capacity is not dependent on the amount of substance there is, and is an extensive property. Specific heat capacity does depend on the amount of substance there is, and is an intensive property.
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