Problem: A 300 g block of aluminum at a temperature of 350 K is placed in intimate contact with a 600 g block of iron at 300 K. The blocks are contained within an insulated enclosure. What is the final temperature of the two blocks? Given: The specific heat capacity of aluminum is 1 J/K/g and the specific heat capacity of iron is 0.4 J/K/g. 1. 688.9 2. 450.0 3. 327.8 4. 538.9 5. 488.9 6. 400.0 7. 627.8 8. 461.1 9. 600.0 10. 355.6

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A 300 g block of aluminum at a temperature of 350 K is placed in intimate contact with a 600 g block of iron at 300 K. The blocks are contained within an insulated enclosure. What is the final temperature of the two blocks? Given: The specific heat capacity of aluminum is 1 J/K/g and the specific heat capacity of iron is 0.4 J/K/g.

1. 688.9

2. 450.0

3. 327.8

4. 538.9

5. 488.9

6. 400.0

7. 627.8

8. 461.1

9. 600.0

10. 355.6

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