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Homework Help: Snow homework

  1. Aug 12, 2005 #1
    Explain how it is possible for 30,000 kg of snow at 0 deg C to contain more heat enery than 1 mL of liquid water a 100 deg C. ( Assume a pressure of one atomsphere).
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  3. Aug 12, 2005 #2


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    What are your thoughts?

    A vague clue might be to think in terms of different units, with regard to your temperature scale.
  4. Aug 14, 2005 #3


    Can someone help me with this question? please!!!!
  5. Aug 14, 2005 #4


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    It would take more heat to raise the temperature of the ocean 10° than to do the same to a pot of water, right? Do you see where I'm going with this?
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