# How much heat energy must be absorbed to completely melt 35.0 grams of #H_2O#(s) at 0°C?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 4, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Here, we melt the piece of ice, so we use the latent heat of fusion. The equation is thus:

where:

#q# is the heat energy supplied in joules

#m# is the mass of the substance

#L_f# is the latent heat of fusion of the substance

So here, we get: