How Does Salt Melt Ice?

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Reactions Science Videos | January 5, 2015

Winter weather can mean treacherous driving across much of the country. Road crews spread rock salt all over the highways and byways, but why? This week, we break down the chemistry that keeps the roads safe when bad weather hits.

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