Which of the following statements about specific heat of a body is/are correct?
- It depends upon mass and shape of the body
- It is independent of mass and shape of the body
- It depends only upon the temperature of the body
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
- Only 1
- 2 and 3
- 1 and 3
- Only 2
The specific heat of a material does not depend on mass and shape of the body. It is in J/gºC. It depends on the material only.
The heat capacity of an object does depend on the mass. It is in J/ºC.
The correct option is D.