(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

i have been told i can use the equation potential energy/cross sectional area to work out fracture energy of ice after dropping weights on it till it breaks. is this true?

2. Relevant equations

fracture energy = potential energy/cross sectional area

3. The attempt at a solution

as above

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# Homework Help: Fracture energy equation?

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