What is used on roads to melt ice?

Answer Trucks spread salt to melt ice on the road and sand to provide better traction when roads are icy. Salt lowers the melting point of salt so that it will melt at a lower temperature.Source:Frostburg... Read More »

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How Does Using Salt to Melt Ice on Roads Hurt the Environment?

Snowy roads and icy bridges are the bane of drivers in the winter. Driving in those conditions is a perilous undertaking. Cities have fought this problem by de-icing roads so that most cars can mov... Read More »

What Happens to Roadside Plants When Salt Is Used to Melt Ice on Roads?

When salt dissolves, it decreases the freezing point of the water. Consequently, salt is often added to icy roads in wintertime. Afterwards, however, the salt can sometimes have detrimental effects... Read More »

How much of the u.s. roads are rurals roads?

Probably 95%. Countryfolk live miles apart, and the whole midwest is covered in a maze of roads. That's why the children of the corn can remain undetected.

When you try to melt the chocolate, is it possible to melt it by putting it in the microwave?

Yes it would, but I think the best way to smoothly melt chocolate is to place it in a bowl and then place that bowl into a saucepan of hot water. It melts slowwly and evenly and doesn't bubble or b... Read More »