# If 5,100 Joules of heat are released when a sample of water freezes,what is the mass of the water?

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Mar 5, 2018

#### Answer:

15.3 grams

#### Explanation:

When water freezes at 0 degrees C it loses potential energy to the surroundings, without changing its temperature. This is known as the **Latent Heat of Fusion of water** . I.e the energy change **Latent Heat of Vaporization of water.**

This is given by the equation:

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