# A 198 rad dose of radiation is administered to a p…

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A 198 rad dose of radiation is administered to a patient in an effort to combat a cancerous growth. Assume that all of the energy deposited is absorbed by the growth. (a) Calculate the amount of energy delivered per unit mass. 1Your answer is correct. J/kg (b) Assuming the growth has a mass of 0.25 kg and a specific heat equal to that of water, calculate its temperature rise.