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Heat of fusion of ice = 334 J/g
Specific heat of water = 4.186 J/g*˚C
1st determine the amount of heat energy required to melt all the ice.
The water’s temperature will decrease as the ice melts.
Energy absorbed by ice = mass * Heat of fusion = 70 * 334 = 23,380Joules
2nd determine the temperature of the water, after releasing the heat energy.
Energy released by water = Mass * Specific heat * ∆T
Energy released by water = 770 * 4.18 * ∆T
770* 4.186 * ∆T = 70 * 334
∆T = 0.138˚
The water’s temperature decreased 0.138˚ as all the ice melted. Final temperature of water = 28 - 9.6 = 27.862˚
Now you have 770 grams of water at 27.862˚C and 70 grams of water at 0˚
3rd determine the final temperature of the water.
70* 4.186 * (Tf – 0) = 770 * 4.186 * (27.862 – Tf)
Divide both sides by 4.186
70* Tf = 770 * (27.862 – Tf)
Tf = 25.54˚
Now, let’s do the entire problem at once to check the answer!
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Jun 19th, 2015
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