Thermodynamics !

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Homework Statement


A stove burner supplies heat to a pan at the rate of 1500 W. How
long will it take to boil away 1.1 kg of water, once the water
reaches its boiling point?


Homework Equations


q = mct


The Attempt at a Solution



heat transfer = 1500 W, m = 1.1 KG Tf = 100
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CWatters
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Look up latent "heat of water". That will allow you to calculate the amount of energy needed to turn 1.1kg of water at 100C into steam at 100C.

Then remember the equation that relates Power, Energy and Time.
 

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