Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
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Chapter 17 - For Thought and Discussion: 8

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Right below the ice, the water is on the verge of freezing, but it has not frozen yet. Thus, the ice is around 0 degrees Celsius. At the bottom of the lake, however, the water has not gotten colder yet, so while it will be likely cold (less than ten degrees Celsius), it will be warmer than 0 degrees Celsius.
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