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    I just don't understand this:
    There is a graph of ice melting
    Why is there a pause at 0 degrees Celsius?
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    (Original post by internet monster)
    I just don't understand this:
    There is a graph of ice melting
    Why is there a pause at 0 degrees Celsius?
    I think you're referring to a cooling/heating curve and there is this 'pause' because energy is either taken in or given out between the bonds to change the state of matter, e.g. water melts at 0 degrees Celsius and when it starts decreasing means that all the water has converted to become ice particles after enough energy has been given out so that the particles come close to each other like that of a regular solid structure.
    Hope this helps!
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    (Original post by MushiRock11)
    I think you're referring to a cooling/heating curve and there is this 'pause' because energy is either taken in or given out between the bonds to change the state of matter, e.g. water melts at 0 degrees Celsius and when it starts decreasing means that all the water has converted to become ice particles after enough energy has been given out so that the particles come close to each other like that of a regular solid structure.
    Hope this helps!
    So the inter-molecular forces are basically being broken or made at that point?
 
 
 
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