Chemistry
posted by Stuck .
"Find the total energy lost by the contents of a Styrofoam picnic cooler when a 3.60 kg block of ice placed inside the cooler completely melts (at 0 Celsius). The ice had an initial temperature of 10.00 Celsius." (Answer is 1.27*10^3 kJ).
I was thinking of using q=mct, but I didn't get the answer. I might have done something wrong though...

The ice loses heat in moving from a temperature of 10.00 C to O C. For that you use q = mc*delta T. Remember to use the specific heat of ICE (not water) for c in the equation. Then the ice melts and that is mass ice x heat fusion. Add the two qs together. That should do it.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

physics
1. A 70 kg uniform 4.0 m long beam is attached to a vertical wall and is supported by a wire. The beam makes an angle of 45 degrees with the horizontal and the wire is horizontal. The horizontal component of the force that the wall … 
Physics
1 kg block of ice at 0 degrees celsius placed in cooler. How much heat will the ice remove as it melts to water at 0 degree celsius. I know the answer is 80kcal but don't know the math that backs up the answerplease help! 
Algebra
A can of soda is placed inside a cooler. As the soda cools, its temperature T(x) in degrees Celsius is given by the following exponential function, where is the number of minutes since the can was placed in the cooler. T(x)=22+44e^0.03x … 
Physics
Hi, I have this question, except I don't know to solve. I think it has something to do with exponential decay and heat flow, but I would like some more help. "3 kg of ice and a 12pack of icecold soda are placed in a 25" x 25" x 40" … 
Chemistry
A 1 kg block of ice, at 0.0 celcius is added to a picnic cooler. How much heat will the ice remove as it melts into water at 0.0celcius? 
Physical Science
A 1.00 kg block of ice at zero degrees celsius is added to a picnic cooler. How much heat will the ice remove as it melts to water at zero degrees Celsius? 
physics (would mr. sue or mrs damen answer my ques
A 63.8 kg block of silver is at initially at 107 C. 1.0 kg of ice at its freezing point is placed onto the block to cool it. As the ice melts, the water is free to flow off (so that the water never increases in temperature). After … 
Chemistry
"Find the total energy lost by the contents of a Styrofoam picnic cooler when a 3.60 kg block of ice placed inside the cooler completely melts (at 0 Celsius). The ice had an initial temperature of 10.00 Celsius." I did this question … 
Chemistry
"Find the total energy lost by the contents of a Styrofoam picnic cooler when a 3.60 kg block of ice placed inside the cooler completely melts (at 0 Celsius). The ice had an initial temperature of 10.00 Celsius." My ans are q1=72360J … 
Chemistry
As an eager scientist on a hot summer day you wish to determine how much ice to buy to add to your cooler which is filled with 4.0 × 101 cans of soda which are warm at 82.9°F. Each can has a mass of 378 g and ideally you want the …