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Why Does the Temperature Remain Constant During the Melting of Ice Even Though Heat is Supplied Continuously ? - Science

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Why does the temperature remain constant during the melting of ice even though heat is supplied continuously ?

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Solution

The temperature remains constant during the melting of ice because the heat supplied to the ice is used for changing the solid ice to liquid. The latent heat absorbed by the solid ice is used for breaking the inter-molecular force rather than increasing the temperature of ice.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 9 Chemistry - Science Part 2
Chapter 1 Matter in Our Surroundings
Short Answers | Q 27 | Page 36
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