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

Asked by thebluebloo 19th May 2010, 1:22 PM
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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 Expert 19th May 2010, 3:14 PM
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