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Q. 25

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Short Answer

A block of iron is removed from an furnace and

immediately dropped into 200 mL of C water. What fraction

of the water boils away?

The iron block in this example provided energy to the water until it reached its phase shift. The leftover energy then converted a portion of the water to steam until the system reached equilibrium.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Given information


We have of iron at of water at .

Formula used:

Step 2: Simplification

Let us solve the

Latent heat to vaporize water:

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