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Help problem

  1. Sep 24, 2007 #1
    I have this problem, but I could not understand. pls help

    Steam at 100 degree celsius is added to ice at 0 degree celsius. The mass of the steam is 10 g and the mass of the ice is 50.0 g. What is the final temperature of the mixture?

    thanks a lot.
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  3. Sep 24, 2007 #2


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    You need to know the energy (per kg) lost by steam turning into water = heat of vapourisation.
    The energy (per kg) it takes to melt ice = heat of fusion
    The energy needed ( per kg per kelvin ) needed to heat water.
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