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What do Chemists do?
How is Trigonometry used in Chemistry?
There are four basic strategies used for ice control: anti-icing, deicing, delayed treatment, and temporary friction improvement.
Use your own words to explain each of them.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of each method?
You can use the following reference: https://www.dot.ny.gov/divisions/operating/oom/transportation-maintenance/repository/NYS_SI_Manual_Apr2006_RevJan2012.pdf
What are the differences between rock salt, treated salt, and salt brine? How is one selected to remove snow/ice?
I saw on TV some interesting way to prevent car windows from icing up. So, the night before a big freeze, you take half a potato or half an onion, and you rub it on the windows and windshield. This will prevent frost from forming on the glass. So, here is the question: why does it work?
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Profs. Medialdea (Chemistry), Devers (English), Benakli (Mathematics)