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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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.

Dose warm water freeze faster than cool water?

Does saltwater or sugar water freeze better than plain water?

Plain water freezes better than saltwater and sugar water. Plain water freezes at 0 degrees Celsius. Sugar water freezes about -1.9 degrees Celsius, and saltwater will begin to freeze at about -3.4... Read More »

Does hot water or cold water evaporate faster?

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Water Science for Schools, evaporation depends on heat in order to occur. Additionally, heat is required to break the hydrogen bonds in water that al... Read More »