Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 17 - Think and Explain: 91

Answer

Sugary water has a lower freezing point than pure water, so when the punch is placed in the freezer, the water that first freezes is almost pure water. The liquid portion of the half-frozen punch retains almost all the sugar of the original mixture, making it cloyingly sweet. Bleah!
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