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Iif you drop a hot 10 kg rock into 10 kg of cold water the rock cools off and the water warms up but the final temperature of both is much closer to the starting temperature of the water than of the r?

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September 22, 2010 6:29AM

It has to do with this thermodynamic equation:

q = mCP(Tf-Ti)

q heat

m mass

Cp heat capacity

Ti initial temperature

Tf final temperature