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State two differences between "Heat Capacity" and "Specific Heat Capacity".

State two differences between "Heat Capacity" and "Specific Heat Capacity".

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Adarsh Pal
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one year ago

Two difference between Heat Capacity and Specific Heat Capacity are :
(1) : Heat Capacity of the substance is defined as the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of the substance by 1oC whereas Specific Heat Capacity is defined as the amount of heat required to raise the temperature by 1oC of unit mass of substance.
(2) : Specific Heat Capacity does not depend on mass of substance whereas Heat Capacity depends on mass of substance.

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