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Homework Help: Calculate the temperature of a mixture

  1. Oct 8, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Calculate the temperature of a mixture of 0.3kg ice at 0°C and 0.3kg water at 75°C.Find the mass of ice melted

    2. Relevant equations

    Specific heat capacity of water: 4200J/kg/°C
    Specific latent heat of fusion of ice: 334 000 J/ kg
    3. The attempt at a solution
    Got a negative answer instead.
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2011
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  3. Oct 8, 2011 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    Re: ThermoDynamics

    First of all, you have to determine whether the ice melts. If it does not all melt, what is the final temperature?

  4. Oct 8, 2011 #3
    Re: ThermoDynamics

    My attempt resulted in a negative answer, which confuses me as it is quite impossible.Then the second question asked for the mass of ice remaining which made me realise that not all of the ice has melted
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