Question
Tue January 01, 2013 By: Simran Jeet
 

When 495 grams of boiling water is poured in a mug which weighs 0.15kg,then the temperature of water falls to 69.5degree Celsius if the specific heat capacity of the mug is 0.8*10^3 Calculate the amount of heat lost by water?

Expert Reply
Wed January 02, 2013
Here it is not specified in which unit ,the specific heat capacity of the mug is 0.8*10^3 is measured.
That is vital information for any further calculations.
Otherwise:
heat lost by water=495xSw x(100-69.5)
By calculating this heat lost can be calculated.
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