Which freezes quicker: hot or cold water?

Answer Cold water freezes faster than hot water. However, it is possible for hot water to freeze faster in certain circumstances. For example, if you had equal parts hot and cold water, the rate at which... Read More »

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Which freezes first: hot water or cold?

Hot water can in fact freeze before cold water can. This is called the Mpemba effect. This will happen when the hot water is at a boiling temperature. The resulting evaporation process will cause t... 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 »

Which is more wet, hot water or cold water?

Dunno, but physics says the colder something is, the denser, so I'll pick cold.

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 »