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jimmyche

How much heat is released when a lake of surface area 8.5 km^2 freezes to a depth of 1.0m? assume the water is initially at 0 degree C. The answer is 6.2 X10^11 Kcal.

Thanks.

any help is approciated.

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jimmyche

How much heat is released when a lake of surface area 8.5 km^2 freezes to a depth of 1.0m? assume the water is initially at 0 degree C. The answer is 6.2 X10^11 Kcal.

Thanks.

any help is approciated.

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Look up Newton's law of cooling, it should help you to figure that one out.

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If I told you any more I would be doing the problem for you.

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Pete

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jimmyche

got it.

thanks everyone.

is just that the supplied answer is somehow wrong which confuse me.

thanks everyone.

is just that the supplied answer is somehow wrong which confuse me.

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