Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 15 - Water and Aqueous Systems - 15 Assessment: 67

Answer

Ice has a lower density than liquid water. As a reuslt, it floats in water. Warmer water is less dense than cool water, so it will layer on top of colder water.

Work Step by Step

Ice has a lower density than liquid water. As a reuslt, it floats in water. Warmer water is less dense than cool water, so it will layer on top of colder water.
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