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The freezing point of the liquids decreases when pressure is increased, if the liquid A. expands while freezing B. contracts while freezing C. does not change in volume while freezing D. none

The freezing point of the liquids decreases when pressure is increased, if the liquid
A. expands while freezing
B. contracts while freezing
C. does not change in volume while freezing
D. none

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
It is true that the freezing point of water. decreases as the pressure decreases. This is because water expands when it freezes, so compressing ice will tend to convert it to more compact liquid water. Thus, increasing the pressure lowers the freezing point.

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