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Heat transffer and specific heat: Mixture method

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A 150 gram aluminum container contains 100 grams of water at 30 C, 50 grams of copper is add at 100 C and 40 grams of ice at 0 C. How do I calculate the final temperature of this mixture?

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The method of mixture is used to determine the final temperature.

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In such problems where change in state occurs the main problem is to decide the configuration of the final mixture. As in this problem we have to find that whether the final mixture is having ice and water or only water i.e. whether the whole ice will melt or not. This can be decided by calculating the amount of heat required to change the state and the heat available for the ...

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