Specific heat and latent heat. What is the difference between specific heat and latent heat?
Specific heat is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a substance a certain amount. Latent heat is the amount of heat released during a change of state, i.e. the boiling of water or the melting of ice.
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Specific heat is used to raise one degree of 1 kg of a body
Latent heat is the amount of heat released when body changes state