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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What freezes faster salt water or sugar water?

sugar is a covalent compound where as salt is an ionic compound,so salt while dissolving in the water splits. This is mainly dependent of the 'total dissolved partical' concentration (mol/L): Suga... Read More »

Which freezes faster: water or sugar water?

Plain water freezes faster than sugar water because adding anything to water slows down the time it takes to freeze it. That is because dissolving something in water lowers its freezing point, mean... 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 »

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 »