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Homework Help: Change in entropy

  1. Dec 12, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What is the change in entropy when 1 gm of ice at 0° C is converted into water at the same temperature?

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at the solution
    dS = dQ/T.
    Q = msT/T
    so dS = 1*?*273/273
    i dont know whether i should substitute specific heat capacity of water or specific heat capacity of ice at ?.
    I also dont know whether my substitutions are correct. Revered members can help in this regard
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Dec 12, 2011 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    You need to use the latent heat of fusion/melting for water.

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