Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 10 - Fluids - Questions: 4


The density of ice is less than that of liquid water, because it is floating. No, the water will not overflow.

Work Step by Step

The ice cube displaces a volume of water whose weight is exactly the same as that of the water (liquid or solid) contained in the ice cube. As the ice melts, the water level is unchanged.
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