why do call solid carbon di oxide as dry ice?

Asked by rupal16 | 13th Jun, 2009, 02:57: PM

Expert Answer:

It's called dry ice because it doesn't melt into a wet liquid. Dry ice sublimates, which means it goes from its solid form directly to its gaseous form. Since it's never wet, it must be dry!

Answered by  | 13th Jun, 2009, 05:06: PM

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