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I'm confused on how to get the freezing point depression. Would that just be the freezing point of plain water which is 0°C - whatever temperature one of my mixtures froze at so for example 0°C-(-4°C)=the freezing point depression, would that be how I do it?
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That seems just right. Freezing point depression is represented in equations by ΔT, meaning difference in temperature, so you just subtract the depressed freezing point from the original.
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