Posted by **ju** on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 3:20pm.

im trying to figure out what would happen if 4500 calories of heat are added to a 50 gram ice cube at -10 degrees celsius

- science -
**DrBob222**, Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 3:31pm
Do you know the specific heat of solid water (ice)? If so, then it will take

q calories = mass ice x specific heat ice x (0+10) to raise T from -10 C to zero C. Subtract that from 4500 to see how much(if any) heat is left. If some heat is available, then it can go to melting the ice. It takes 80 calories of heat to melt a gram of ice.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- science - what would be the final amount of water in a mixture when 2kg ice at -...
- IPC - The latent heat of vaporization of ethanol is 200 calories/gram. This ...
- Science - You add 7800 calories of heat to a block of ice at -40 degrees celsius...
- Chemistry - Aluminum has a density of 2.99 grams per cubic cm. and a specific ...
- Chemistry - Aluminum has a density of 2.99 grams per cubic cm. and a specific ...
- Physics - A cube of ice is taken from the freezer at -8.5 degrees celsius and ...
- Physics - The specific heat capacity of ice is about 0.5 cal/g °C. Calculate the...
- Chemistry - I need to solve latent heat. It gives me the number of ice cubes and...
- Chemistry - I need to solve latent heat. It gives me the number of ice cubes and...
- Chemistry - If 50.0 kJ of heat are added to a 20.0 gram ice cube at -5.00 ...

More Related Questions