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Q & A: Melting Ice in Milk

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
Why would ice melt faster in water rather than Milk or hershey’s Syrup?
- Anonymous
A:
Ice will melt more quickly in water because water is less dense than either milk or Hershey's Syrup. (Milk is about 3% more dense than regular water.) The reason that this matters is the same as for , a question that we've actually explained already.

-Tamara

(published on 10/22/2007)

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