Problem: What is the minimum mass of ice at 0 °C that must be added to the contents of a can of diet cola (340. mL) to cool the cola to 0 °C from room temperature (20.5 °C)? The heat of fusion for ice is 333 J/g. Assume the cola density is equivalent to water (1 g/mL).

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What is the minimum mass of ice at 0 °C that must be added to the contents of a can of diet cola (340. mL) to cool the cola to 0 °C from room temperature (20.5 °C)? The heat of fusion for ice is 333 J/g. Assume the cola density is equivalent to water (1 g/mL).

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