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Melting of ice

A 58.0 kg ice-skater moving at 6.25 m/s glides to a stop. Assuming the ice is at 0°C and that 53.5 percent of the heat generated by friction is absorbed by the ice, how much ice melts?

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Kinetic energy of the skater= 1/2 M V ...

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The solution calculates the amount of ice melted using the latent heat of fusion of ice.