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Why do soda cans explode in the freezer?

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Because as liquids freeze they expand.

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carbonation..?

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Water expands, it is unique. Most sodas are a lot of water. Plus the carbon dioxide fast escapes when a small crack in can occurs..

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frozen carbohydrate

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Because they are enclosed and the liquid doesn't have room to expand into a solid state.

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Carbonated drinks will explode,gas expands when cold

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