Problem: When very cold temperatures are coming, municipalities will salt the roads to decrease the freezing point of the water to prevent ice. What is the freezing point of a solution in a pothole formed by 1.00 mol of CaCl2 dissolved in 2.00 kg of water? Pure water freezes at 0.00°C and has a freezing point constant, kf, of 1.86°C/molal.

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When very cold temperatures are coming, municipalities will salt the roads to decrease the freezing point of the water to prevent ice. What is the freezing point of a solution in a pothole formed by 1.00 mol of CaCl2 dissolved in 2.00 kg of water? Pure water freezes at 0.00°C and has a freezing point constant, kf, of 1.86°C/molal.