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To calculate the specific heat capacity (c) of a substance, data from an experiment is needed in which heat is exchanged between the substance and another object. The formula for specific heat capacity (C) is C = Q/(m x ΔT), where Q is the energy added and ΔT is the change in temperature. To solve for c, the equation c = Q/mΔT can be used, where Q is the amount of heat gained or lost by the substance. In the given example, the original equation is Cp= Q/mΔT and the value for c is 34,700 J/(350 g x 151ºC). The energy gained is from two different sources, the water and the calorimeter, which can be substituted into the equation.

Upon conducting a detailed search, it appears that the specific heat capacity of the metal, based on the data provided, is approximately 167 J/(kg°C). Thank you for your patience and the opportunity to provide the correct information.

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