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Homework Help: Gradual temperature drop when freezing

  1. Feb 13, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Explain why the temperature gradually drops as the solution is in the process of freezing?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    No idea how to start!
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 14, 2012 #2


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    This is probably a trick question.

    Have you heard about a "latent heat"?
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