Problem: Which of the following statements are true as a block of ice melts?a. Heat energy enters the ice/water system.b. The temperature of the ice/water system remains constant.c. The temperature of the ice/water system increases.d. The temperature of the ice/water system decreases.e. Heat energy leaves the ice/water system.

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Melting is considered an isothermal process where energy is absorbed and used to increase the potential energy by breaking the bonds between the ice molecules.

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Which of the following statements are true as a block of ice melts?

a. Heat energy enters the ice/water system.

b. The temperature of the ice/water system remains constant.

c. The temperature of the ice/water system increases.

d. The temperature of the ice/water system decreases.

e. Heat energy leaves the ice/water system.

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