How Does the Amount of Water Affect the Melting Time of the Ice?

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At 0 degree centigrade, water and ice are in dynamic equilibrium with each other. The rate of freezing is the same as the rate of melting. Hence, the amount of water and the amount of ice won't change. When the water gets warmer, freezing occurs at a slower rate and fewer molecules of water are being captured by the ice. The ice molecules turn into water at a faster rate. As a result, the amount of water increases while the amount of ice decreases, resulting in more melting happening than freezing.
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