Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Part 3 - Multiple-Choice Practice Exam: 7

Answer

The presence of microscopic open-structured crystals, or slush, makes water less dense.

Work Step by Step

The slush increases the volume, making the water less dense. Note that the book answers on page S-1 claim that the answer is "A", "more dense", but that must be a typo. This is discussed on page 294.
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