Specific Heat Problem in Physics

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I need to find the specific heat of copper sing this formula - mass(specific heat)(change in temperature) + (mass)(specific heat)(change in temperature)=0 

the mass of water is .1kg sh is 4180 j/kg temperature change - 2 

 for copper the numbers are mass .018 kg sh- need to find temp change- 76      

for my answer i get .611 but it needs to be around .386 and i don't know what i'm doing wrong! please help!

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