Freezing FAQs:

Q: Is freezing greatly slown down and the temperature will not drop anymore once the freezing starts but will continue dropping once it finishes?

A: Yes.

Q: Is freezing a common method of food preservation that slows both food decay and the growth of micro-organisms?

A: Yes.

Q: Is freezing a latent heat?

A: Yes, and is known as the enthalpy of fusion and is exactly the same as the energy required to melt the same amount of the solid.

Q: Is freezing almost always an exothermic process?

A: Yes, and meaning that as liquid changes into solid, heat and pressure is released.