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Finding the Latent Heat of Fusion of Water

Latent heat:

Calculate the latent heat of fusion from the heat balance equation using the following experimental set of data. Compare this value with the value given in the textbook.

Mass of calorimeter = 11 g = Mc
Mass of calorimeter and water = 172 g
Mass of calorimeter when ice melted = 215 g
Temp of boiled water = 71oC
Water in Calorimeter= 61 oC
Water when ice added = 54 oC
Water with ice melted= 34 oC

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Mass of calorimeter = 11 g = Mc

Mass of calorimeter and water = 172 g

Mass of water = 172 - 11 = 161g = Mw

Mass of calorimeter when ice melted = 215 g

Mass of ice added = Mass of ...

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Latent Heat of fusion of water has been found using Laboratory experimental data. Step by step working of the problem is shown.

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