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Calorimetry and Heat Capacity


Three unknown metals, A, B, and C, are placed in boiling water and allowed to come to room temperature. Each is then transferred into separate beakers containing 100 g of water at 10.0$^o$C.

Metal A causes a change in temperature of 13.5$^o$C , Metal B causes a change in temperature of 12.6$^o$C, and Metal C causes a change in temperature of 14.2$^o$C. All three metals transferred the same amount of heat to the water.

Which of the following metals has the highest heat capacity, presuming each metal has the same mass?


Metal A.


Metal B.


Metal C.


The heat capacity of the metals can not be determined with the given information.