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The presence of impurities in a substance results in a lower melting point due to a process called melting point depression. Melting point depression is the reason why adding salt to frozen streets helps to melt the ice. More »

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Graphite has no melting point, and instead turns into gas at 6254 degrees Fahrenheit through the process of sublimation. Graphite is entirely made up of the element carbon. More »

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To calculate molar mass by freezing point depression, determine the change in freezing point temperature using the freezing point depression constant, and then evaluate molatility. Once molatility is obtained, use it to ... More »

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Three factors that affect the rate at which ice melts are temperature, pressure, and the presence of impurities. Objects melt when they have reached an appropriate temperature and pressure where they can transition from ... More »

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The melting point of benzoic acid is 122.4 degrees Celsius. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, benzoic acid is also known as dracylic acid, benzeneformic acid, benzenecarboxylicacid, 65-85-0,... More »

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Sugar does not have a fixed melting point. Instead, as sugar increases in temperature, its molecules began to decompose. While heating sugar does produce a more fluid product known as caramel, it does not retain its chem... More »

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The melting point of mild steel, or low carbon steel, is usually 2,600 degrees Fahrenheit, or 1,427 degrees Celsius. Mild steel is one of the most commonly used types of industrial steel, and it consists of an alloy of s... More »

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