Liquids are less denser than solids.Then why does ice float on water?

Asked by  | 3rd Jul, 2008, 06:10: PM

Expert Answer:

Water has a maximum density around 40C.On further cooling it's density decreases.So ice is less dense than water and floats on it.

Answered by  | 4th Jul, 2008, 03:00: PM

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