How Everything Works
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
 
Question 1468

Does ice melt faster in air or in water? — BP
Ice will melt fastest in whatever delivers heat to it fastest. In general that will be water because water conducts heat and carries heat better than air. But extremely hot air, such as that from a torch, will beat out very cold water, such as ice water, in melting the ice.
         

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