Problem: After an afternoon party, a small cooler full of ice is dumped onto the hot ground and melts. If the cooler contained 8.30 kg of ice and the temperature of the ground was 43.5°C, calculate the energy that is required to melt all the ice at 0°C. The heat of fusion for water is 80.0 cal/g. 

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After an afternoon party, a small cooler full of ice is dumped onto the hot ground and melts. If the cooler contained 8.30 kg of ice and the temperature of the ground was 43.5°C, calculate the energy that is required to melt all the ice at 0°C. The heat of fusion for water is 80.0 cal/g. 

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