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Hartshorne351
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ice is less dense than water, which allows it to float on liquid water. Why does this happen?

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Velia98

Ice floats because it is about 9% less dense than liquid water. A substance floats if it is less dense, or has less mass per unit volume, than other components in a mixture.

susete02

ice is less dense then water because the orientation of hydrogen bonds causes molecules to push farther apart which lowers density.

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