# A sample of #H_2O# with a mass of 46.0 grams has a temperature of -58.0°C. How many joules of energy are necessary to heat the ice to 0°C?

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Use 2.1 J/g°C for the specific heat of ice.

Use 2.1 J/g°C for the specific heat of ice.

##### 1 Answer

May 22, 2016

#### Answer:

**5496.1 J**

#### Explanation:

#q = m xx DeltaT xx c#

Given:

I recommend drawing the diagram of ice melting.

#q = (46.0cancel("g")) xx [0 - (-58)cancel(""^@"C")] xx (2.06 J/(cancel("g") cdot cancel(""^@"C"))) = "5496.1 J"#