College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 14 - Problems - Page 535: 41


The mass of the ice is 24 grams.

Work Step by Step

The heat required to melt the ice is 8 kJ. We can find the mass of the ice: $Q = m~L$ $m = \frac{Q}{L}$ $m = \frac{8~kJ}{333~kJ/kg}$ $m = 0.024~kg$ $m = 24~grams$ The mass of the ice is 24 grams.
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