Heat of Fusion: Definition, Equation & Examples


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What phase change does the latent heat of fusion refer to?

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1. What is latent heat?

2. Which of the following processes could be described using the latent heat of fusion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will test you on definitions related to heat of fusion. The questions will present different definitions. You will need to identify the correct definition from the choices provided.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following definitions:

  • Heat
  • Phase changes
  • Latent heat

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you with the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related heat of fusion lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of phase changes to understand latent heat of fusion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what doesn't occur in a phase change and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Heat of Fusion: Definition, Equation & Examples is a resource which will help you understand this concept further. Reading this lesson will assist you with these objectives:

  • Defining latent heat of fusion
  • Exploring the circumstances of phase changes
  • Detailing the role of temperature in heat of fusion
  • Examining heat of fusion practice problems