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

It's part of a lab designed to find the specific latent heat of fusion of ice using the method of mixtures. The results are in the 1st attachment..I want to find the specific latent heat of fusion of ice from those nos.

2. Relevant equations

heat lost by water = heat gained by ice + heat required to melt ice

3. The attempt at a solution

m_{w}c_{w}([tex]\theta_{i}[/tex]) - ([tex]\theta_{f}[/tex] - m_{i}c_{i}([tex]\theta_{i}[/tex] - 0) + m_{i}l_{f}

l_{f}= m_{w}c_{w}([tex]\theta_{i}[/tex] - [tex]\theta_{f}[/tex]) - m_{i}c_{i}([tex]\theta_{i}[/tex] - 0) / m_{i}

I don't know how to fix this cursed code...anyways this is the equation I come up with. My friend in his attempt, (2nd attachment), got something different. I also found if you used c_{w}instead of c_{i}at the end of the last eqn you got the precise value of the specific latent heat of fusion of ice.

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# Homework Help: Specific latent heat of fusion lab

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