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Will soda explode if left in the trunk of a car?

My family keeps telling me that soda will explode if left in the car at hot and cold temperatures (above 80F and below 32F). Is this true?

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I'm not sure if heat will make it explode, but after experience I can tell you it will definitely explode if left at cold temperatures because the ice created will expand the aluminum can, causin the "explosion"

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I think soda will become flat if left in a place that is warm but when it is left in a cold place or in low temperatures it will explode, due to the build up of pressure inside the can.

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Heat will not make it explode. If anything, it will reduce the possibility of the explosion because the energy molecules in a cold, carbonated soda move very fast, and with heat, the energy calms down and the soda will not be very fizzy at all.

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I think you have that backwards, when something heats up, the molecules move faster. I was just curious if other people thought that the molecules were moving fast enough to burst the container. But thanks anyway.
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I actually don't have it the wrong way. Do your research.
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By the way, I've done plenty of research in my life. The reason the soda won't be fizzy is because the carbonation will turn into a gas at high temperatures. But, when the temperature increases, the molecules move faster, and when they are cold they slow down. The reason it will explode when it is cold is because the water in the can will expand when frozen. I was just wondering how fast the molecules would need to be moving in order to burst the container. So, in other words, you do have it the wrong way.
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Actually you both are wrong. The cold causes the molecules move faster when warmer and slower when cold, thus the can will shrink a bit when cold. The reason the cold will cause the explosion is the water crystallizes when it freezes and that is what causes the expansion. Combine that with the small bit of shrinking the can does and the can explodes (making an awful mess to clean up!)
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IcanHelp, you must be joking. There's absolutely no way anyone could be stupid enough to make the claim that the colder the molecules are, the faster it moves, its simply ludicrous. It means two things, either you did not pay attention to your high school chemistry class, or you must be pulling off a lame joke. For tylerjfs14's sake, please actually do your research before feeding him misinformation. The truth is, when you cool soda down, the molecules moves slower, eventually it loses enough energy to form ice by moving around really slowly, its a matter of simple physics. Also, a really hot soda will have its molecules move around rapidly, and that's why there is a pressure build up in the can, and if it gets really hot, the dissolved carbon dioxide are slamming hard around the can, resulting in the can being burst, due to excessive pressure, from an energy gained by the heat increase. Do me a favor, think twice, speak once.
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