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    it is a well known fact that water has a higher heat capacity than iron. Now, consider equall masses of water and iron are initially at the same temperature. The same amount of heat is added to each.
    The iron is now warmer than water. Why?
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    Maybe water loses heat faster too? Or the thermal heat capacity of iron is higher since its a metal?
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    Ooo wait you answer it in your question. The specific heat capacity of water is higher, the specific heat capacity is the amount of energy to raise 1kg of the substance by 1k. If the Cp is higher then the energy required is also higher. So the energy will raise the temp of iron lower heat capacity, more than water.
 
 
 
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