Can Salt Water Freeze?


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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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
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 of water
Any non-volatile solute (like salt) dissolved in a solvent (like water) lowers the vapor pressure of the solvent. The vapor pressure of the water is lowered whenever a solute is
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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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