A sample of solid magnesium is heated with an electrical coil. If 29.9 calories of energy are added to a 10.9 gram sample and the final temperature…

A sample of solid magnesium is heated with an electrical coil. If 29.9 calories of energy are added to a 10.9 gram sample and the final temperature is 35.1°C, what was the initial temperature of the magnesium?

The specific heat of magnesium is 0.243 cal/g °C.