What freezes faster water, koolaid or soda?

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What freezes faster water, koolaid or soda?
« on: 01/03/2011 01:30:12 »
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What freezes faster water, koolaid or soda?

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What freezes faster water, koolaid or soda?
« Reply #1 on: 02/03/2011 16:11:51 »
A basic rule is that if there is a solute in a solvent, then the solution freezes at a lower temperature. koolaid and soda are both water with multiple solutes, therefore their freezing temperature is far below that of regular water.