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# What gets cold first hot or cold water?

###### John Climer

Isn't cold water already cold? I would say cold water gets cold first. I've heard that hot water freezes faster than cold water.

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It depend how hot or cold the water is, the one closest to room temperature gets there first.

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Hot water gets frozen faster than cold water dose. I just did the experiment and found that after awhile cold water freezes faster than hot water.

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