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Snow and Ice

What is the volume of 1 pound of ice?

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July 29, 2007 9:29PM

The voluime of one pound of water is 27.7 (rounded to the nearest tenth) cubic inches. Now the weight of water does not change after freezing; however, water has an expansion rate of 4% when frozen. Therefore, one pound of ice has a volume of 28.8 (rounded to the nearest tenth) cubic inches.