Why the volume of water increases when it turns to solid(ice)?

Asked by thebluebloo | 19th May, 2010, 01:22: PM

Expert Answer:

When water changes its state from liquid to solid i.e. when water freezes, it forms a rather open type structure of structure due to hydrogen bonding. Due to this for the same mass of water volume of ice is more than volume of water.

Answered by  | 19th May, 2010, 03:14: PM

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