Snow homework

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

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brewnog
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Homework?

What are your thoughts?

A vague clue might be to think in terms of different units, with regard to your temperature scale.
 
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ness7411
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helllllllllp!

Gashouse said:
Explain how it is possible for 30,000 kg of snow at 0 deg C to contain more heat energy than 1 mL of liquid water a 100 deg C. ( Assume a pressure of one atomsphere).
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Can someone help me with this question? please!
 
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LeonhardEuler
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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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