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Why is salt used on icy roads?

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A. It melts the ice
B. It provides traction on the road
C. It lowers the freezing point
D. It adds flavor

This question is part of Winter Trivia
Asked by Jmski, Last updated: May 25, 2020

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maryjeanne lampman

Maryjeanne lampman

Answered Jan 30, 2018

A. it melts the ice

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jan 24, 2017

This is akin to melting the ice when salt is placed on top of it
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 24, 2017

It lowers the freezing point
 

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