Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 17 - Thermochemistry - 17 Assessment: 61

Answer

Ice melts at 0 $^{\circ}$C without an increase in temperature because the heat that normally goes towards changing the temperature ends up going towards changing the state instead.

Work Step by Step

Ice melts at 0 $^{\circ}$C without an increase in temperature because the heat that normally goes towards changing the temperature ends up going towards changing the state instead.
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