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Water (2710 g ) is heated until it just begins to boil. If the water absorbs 5.43×105 J of heat in the process, what was the initial temperature of the water?

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  1. q = mass H2O x specific heat x delta T
    q = mass H2O x specific heat x (Tfinal-Tinitial)
    5.43E5 J = 2710 g x 4.184 J/g*C x (100 - Tinitial)
    Solve for Tinitial.

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