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.
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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