Thermodynamics, melting, phase change

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Homework Statement


If ice is at(-12) deg c and has a mass of .55593125kg, how much heat is required to melt the ice.


Homework Equations


Q=mcT



The Attempt at a Solution


i tried Q=mc(water)T and Q=mc(ice)T but both were marked wrong. can you show me what I am doing wrong here?
 

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gneill
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Show the actual numbers you're using.

You did remember the latent heat of fusion, didn't you?
 
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ohhh yes. i forgot the latent heat of fusion. i got the correct answer now. thank you for your assistance.
 

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