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Homework Help: Ice melting because of a candle burning?

  1. May 16, 2005 #1
    What law or physics principle is that? Thanks for the help.
     
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  3. May 16, 2005 #2
    Thermodynamics
     
  4. May 16, 2005 #3

    Chi Meson

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    HA! :tongue:
     
  5. May 16, 2005 #4

    ShawnD

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    Word around the camp fire: something called caloric transfers between compounds and it does crazy things


    Not really sure what you're looking for, but the 2 parts involved are water's heat of fusion and a candle's enthalpy of combustion.
     
  6. May 16, 2005 #5
    Thanks guys, I wasn't really sure what I was even looking for. :(
     
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