Posted by **Jose** on Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 10:36am.

How many grams of ice must be added to 100 grams of water at 60 degrees so that its temperature drops to 20 degrees celcius?

As far as i know I have to use:

(Mass)*(specific heat of water) *(finaltemperature - initial temperature = ??

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 10:39am
What is the temperature of the ice when you put it in?

heat to lose=100*specifheatwater*40

heat absorbed by ice: mass*specificheatice*(Ti)+ mass*Heatfusionice*(20)

set them equal, after putting in Tinitial of ice, and solve for the mass of ice.

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**Jose**, Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 10:41am
the temperature of ice according to our physics teacher is -5 degrees celcius

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 10:44am
Then

massice*(specificheatice)5+massice*heatfusionice*20= 100*spcificheatdwater*40

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