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The density of liquid water is greater than the density of an ice cube. This is why ice floats on top of liquid water.

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Q: How does the density of water compare to that of an ice cube?
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Which has high density water or ice cube?

equal


How does the density of water (ice) compare with the density of water (liquid)?

Ice is less dense than liquid water.


How does the density of ice compare to the density of liquid water?

Ice is less dense than liquid water.


How can ice ice cube float?

It depends if the ice cube your talking about have the bigger density than the water which is 1.00G/ML then it will sink .... TO get the density of the cube u have u have to divide the mass over the volume of the cube..


What is the purpose of ice cube in water or alcohol?

To measure density


Why do ice cubes sink but when you drink the water they rise to the top?

Ice cubes don't sink in water, as the density of an ice cube is less than the density of water.


How can an ice cube float in a glass of water?

The density of ice is less than water, thus it floats.


Why an ice cube float in water?

ice cube floats in water because it is dense and heavy if u compare water to alcohol then an ice cube will sink in the alcohol because alcohol is less dense which means its light.


How much fraction of an ice can float on water?

Let V be the volume of the ice cube and U be the volume of the cube immersed in water density of water at 4oC = 0.998 g/cm³ density of ice at 0oC = 0.917 g/cm³ Weight of the ice cube = volume * density * g = 0.917*V*g [N] Buoyancy on the ice cube = volume * density * g = 0.988*U*g [N] Apply Newton's 3rd Law of Motion to the floating ice cube: 0.917*V*g = 0.988*U*g U/V = 0.928 = 92.8% Hence, 92.8% of the ice cube is immersed in water, or 7.2% of the ice cube is above water. The answer in percent can be converted to a fraction as follows: 7.2/100. =========================


How do you get ice's density?

Using the formula density = mass/volume. Take one ice cube, quickly weigh it, and then drop it into a measuring cylinder already filled with a quantity of water. record the change in volume, which is the volume of the ice cube. To calculate the density, calculate as follows: mass of ice cube / volume = density in grams/cm3


Why does a ice cube fall in air?

B/c the density of the ice cube is greater than the density of the air.


Which ice cube will sink the one in water or hydrogen peroxide?

an ice cube cannot sink in water because its density is less than that of water. this is because of the air bubbles trapped inside; that make the ice cube less dense than water.


Does the density of an ice cube change when melted?

Yes. Ice is less dense than water, which is why it floats.


DOES fresh water ice or melt faster than salt water ice?

FRESH/TAP WATER melts an ice cube (tap water) FASTER than salt water. This has to do with the density of the two types of water. Salt water has more density than tap water. When the ice cube melts in salt water, then the fresh water which runs off of it floats on the surface of the water, near the ice cube. The run-off is very cold, and so the ice cube melts more slowly. In fresh water then CONVECTION CURRENTS carry the cold (more dense) run-off water to the bottom, and warmer (less dense) water comes up to the surface, and into contact with the ice cube. This continues until the ice cube melts, and it causes the ice cube to melt faster.


How do you calculate the density of ice?

To calculate the density of any object all you need to do is measure the mass and volume. Density = mass/volumeThe density of ice is less than water(which is why only the top of lakes freeze in the winter). For those that want to find the density while it is floating in water look below: Imagine a cube of ice floating in water. In order for it to float the force of gravity on the ice must equal the force of buoyancy on the ice. The force of buoyancy as described by Archimedes is equal to the mass of water displaced by the ice. Lets say the ice is x cm below the level of the water. then: force buoyancy = (density of water)*volume*gforce buoyancy = (density of water)*(area of ice cube)*x*g where g is the acceleration due to gravity equating this to the force of gravity gives: (density of water)*x = (density ice)*(total height of cube) hope that helps.


How does an ice cube melt in water?

The water raises the temperature of the ice cube


Why an ice cube floats in a glass of soft drink?

The density of an ice cube is less than the liquid.


What is less dense water or an ice cube?

ice cube


What melts faster a juice ice cube or water ice cube?

results of does juice or water melt a ice cube faster


Does an ice cube release heat or do water absorb heat from the ice cube?

Only water can release heat into the ice cube.


Is a melted ice cube heavier than a solid ice cube?

No, the water (unless it evaporates) will have the same mass.There is no reason for the mass to change. The density, however, will change: ice is less dense than water because of its crystal structure, and this is why ice tends to float in water.


How much density does a ice cube weigh?

1.5


Why is the mass of a ice cube more than its liquid form?

At equal volume the mass of ice is lower than the mass of water.The density of ice is lower than the density of liquid water.


What is the density of an ice cube?

the density of ice is 0.9167g/cm3 * * * * * It is 0.931 g/cm3 at normal pressure.


If an ice cube is placed into hot water what will happen to the water and the ice cube?

The ice melts and the water gets cooler.