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Posted by Marissa on Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at 10:01pm.

Why does an ice cube melt @ room temperature?

The melting point of water is zero degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit). Room temperature is more like 20 degrees C or 68 degrees F. Therefore, heat is tranferred from the warmer room air to the colder ice cube and it melts.

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