Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 17 - Think and Explain: 80

Answer

Yes, if ice is in an environment that is colder than $0^{\circ}C$, it will continue to give up heat and its temperature will drop below $0^{\circ}C$. The temperature of an ice-water mixture in equilibrium, at standard atmospheric pressure, is $0^{\circ}C$.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 329-330.
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