# What is the formula for latent heat energy?

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May 13, 2018

Q=mL

#### Explanation:

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

May 13, 2018

#### Explanation:

The formula for latent heat is:

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.