Question: Latent heat

latent heat

Which container will take more heat to get to room temperature?
Container (a)

Container (b)

Specfic heat capacity of water = 4,200 J
Latent heat of fusion for ice = 336,000 J

Remember:

Amount of heat needed to change the temperature = Specfic heat capacity x mass x change in termperaure

Latent Heat = Latent heat of fusion x mass

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