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How much heat is released when a lake of surface area 8.5 km^2 freezes to a depth of 1.0m? assume the water is initially at 0 degree C. The answer is 6.2 X10^11 Kcal.

Thanks.

any help is approciated.

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How much heat is released when a lake of surface area 8.5 km^2 freezes to a depth of 1.0m? assume the water is initially at 0 degree C. The answer is 6.2 X10^11 Kcal.

Thanks.

any help is approciated.

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PeteGt

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Look up Newton's law of cooling, it should help you to figure that one out.

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If I told you any more I would be doing the problem for you.

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Pete

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got it.

thanks everyone.

is just that the supplied answer is somehow wrong which confuse me.

thanks everyone.

is just that the supplied answer is somehow wrong which confuse me.

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