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 Will an ice cube melt faster in freshwater or saltwater?

Answer An ice cube will melt more easily in saltwater than freshwater. The addition of sodium chloride (salt) changes the chemical constitution of water and lowers its freezing/melting point to below 32 d... Read More »
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Does ice melt faster in saltwater?

No. In fact, adding salt to water initiates a decrease in the water's temperature. This result causes submerged ice to melt at a slower rate because of the reduced amount of heat within the solutio... Read More »
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Does an ice cube melt faster in water or oil?

An ice cube will melt faster in water. The specific density and heat of oil and water and the convection currents set up all play a part, but the lower specific heat of the oil keeps the ice frozen... Read More »
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Does an ice cube melt faster in air or fresh water?

Ice cubes of the same size and density will melt at differing rates in different circumstances The ice cube in water will melt faster than the one in the open air. Because the molecules in liquid a... Read More »
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Will an ice cube melt faster in Sprite or salt water?

Adding salt to water and ice lowers the temperature of the mixture. If you start with cups of salt water and Sprite at room temperature and add an ice cube to each container, the ice cube will melt... Read More »
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