TooMuchFun Posted October 11, 2018 Report Share Posted October 11, 2018 It's won't crystallize into ice unless there's some transition energy provided, no. One does not "provide" energy to water to freeze it. A cold environment does the opposite by removing kinetic molecular energy.You are right but for the wrong reason. The corollary question is "Does ice melt at 0 degrees Celsius?" Both cannot happen at the same temperature. In fact, neither one can. The environment has to be warmer than 0 to melt ice and colder than 0 to freeze water. At precisely zero, there is perfect equilibrium, as in the triple point. This is overlooked by all chemistry classes and professors as they teach the zero mantra. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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