# What is the formula for latent heat energy?

Q=mL

#### Explanation:

Where, mis the mass and L is the latent heat of fusion or vaporization.

May 13, 2018

$q = m L$

#### Explanation:

The formula for latent heat is:

$q = m L$

where:

• $q$ is the heat energy supplied in joules

• $m$ is the mass of the substance

• $L$ is the latent heat of fusion or vaporization of the substance, denoted by ${L}_{f}$ and ${L}_{v}$ respectively.