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Q: What is a substance with low specific heat?
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If you were trying to find a substance that increases in temperature rapidly you should choose a substance with?

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What substances that heat and cool quickly have a high or low specific heat?

A substance that has a low specific heat needs less heat to increase its temperature. In other words under a constant heat flux it will heat or cool more quickly than the higher specific heat substances.


What does the specific heat of a substance?

The ability of a substance to hold heat.


What thermometer measures -specific heat of a substance -absolute temperature of substance -heat intensity?

specific heat thermometer


Does a high or low specific heat mean the substance heats up so fast?

low specific heat is like sand and high specific heat is like water at the beach it may be hot outside the water is still cold but the sand is hot as ever.


How does a substance with low specific heat cool down or heat up?

I think slowly because a substance that heats up quickly have a high specific heat capacity. i think slowly Specific heat is that amount of energy needed to raise a unit mass by a unit temperature. If something has a high specific heat, it means it needs a lot of energy to heat up, meaning slow.


What does the specific heat of substance represent?

The ability of a substance to hold heat.


What does specific heat of a substance represent?

The ability of a substance to hold heat.


What does the specific heat of a substance represents?

The ability of a substance to hold heat.


Does a substance that heats up have a high or a low specific heat capacity?

An object that heats quickly up has a low specific heat. this is because it can't hold much energy, so the heat is pushed to the outside, making the object feel warm.


Does a substance that cools up quickly have high or low specific heat capacity?

It would have a LOW specific heat capacity because -- the subst heats up quickly which means you would use less heat capacity.


Does mercury has low specific heat?

yes, it has low specific heat capacity