Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 17 - Think and Explain: 84

Answer

Salty water has a lower freezing point than pure water, so the water that first freezes is almost pure water. Separate that ice and melt it to obtain desalinized, pure water.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 327.
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