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    Jan 17, 2009, 11:04 AM
    Hot or cold?
    What freezes faster, hot or cold water?
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    Jan 17, 2009, 11:08 AM

    I did this test years ago to settle a bet. Cold water freezes l0 to l5 times faster then warm/hot water. I think it has something to do with the condensation around the hot water that keeps it from freezing quickly.
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    Jan 19, 2009, 01:52 PM

    Of course, cold water will freeze faster than hot water. During freezing the temperature of the water is getting lower. If the temperature is already lower, it will freeze sooner.
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    Jul 18, 2012, 06:07 AM
    Cold Water Indeed.. Firstly, hot gets cold and then freezes. Hence for hot water, it takes 2 processes and for cold one.. with Time favourin the cold.

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