Q. 94.7( 3 Votes )

Write true or false for the following statements:

Latent heat means the heat which can be seen easily.

Answer :

False

The word “latent” means hidden. Latent heat refers to the amount of heat energy required to convert 1 kg of a particular state of matter into another at a constant temperature (and atmospheric pressure).


For example, latent heat of fusion refers to the amount of heat energy required to convert 1 kg of a solid into liquid at atmospheric pressure at its melting point.


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