Can cold water freeze faster than hot water?

Answer Cold water usually freezes faster than hot water. Sometimes hot water can freeze faster than cold in a phenomenon known as the Mpemba effect, though there is no consensus on why this effect occurs.... Read More »

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Dose warm water freeze faster than cool water?

Does sugar water freeze faster than salt water?

That would depend upon the concentrations of these solutions, but yes, sugar is a less effective anti-freeze than salt is.

Two same types of fabrics one washed with cold water and the other with hot water which one dries faster?

If they start drying at the same temperature (i.e., both at room temperature), they'll dry at the same rate. And because most washing machines do the last rinse at the same temperatures, that's li... Read More »

Does ice melt faster in hot water or cold water?

Water is made up of particles. Cold particles move slower than hot particles. The hot water particles in the hot water move faster and cause more friction on the ice cube, causing it to melt faster... Read More »