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How many kilojoules of heat are required to melt an ice cube having the dimensions 3.8 cm x 2.8 cm x 2.1 cm? The density of ice is 0.92 g/cm^3 (cubed). Refer to table:
SUBSTANCE MELTING POINT,degrees Celsius Change in Heat of Fusion kJ/mol
Mercury -38.9 2.30
Ethanol -114 5.01
Water 0.0 6.01
Benzene 5.5 9.87
Silver 960.2 11.95
Iron 1537 15.19

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The amount of energy needed to melt ice is proportional to the latent heat of fusion.
E = mass * laten heat of fusion.

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