Can Salt Water Freeze?

Answer

Yes, salt water can freeze. Salt only lowers the freezing point of water, but does not prevent it from freezing. The exact point at which salt water freezes is dependent on the concentration of salt in the water.
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beacause salt melts ice.
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The addition of salt to water reduces water's freezing point, which is ordinarily 32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 degrees Celsius. The freezing point of salt water is -21 degrees Celsius
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1 MIX salt in water. .... concentration of around 9 gm/l, which is equal to the concentration of sea water which doesn't freeze 2 that's it. ... You've lowered the freezing point
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A2A. If you have a closed vessel containing a volatile substance, at equilibrium, the vapor above the vessel attains a fixed partial pressure, which depends only on temperature, called
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1 Additional Answer
Yes it is possible for salt water to freeze. Depending on how much the water freezes depends on the temperature and also it depends on how much salt is in the water. The more salt the harder it will be to freeze.
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