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Answered 2016-10-03 23:07:10

Ice is less dense than water and will float on water.

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Is water Less dense than ice cubes?

No, water is more dense than ice cubes. That's why ice cubes always float.


Will a float in a glass of water?

Will what float in a glass of water?


Why does an ice cube not float?

Ice cubes do float on water.


Is ice or water less dence?

ICE ... Think of a glass of water with ice cubes in it. They float! Water actually expands when it is frozen, making it less dense.


Why do ice cubes float to the top of glass of water?

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Why does ice cubes float on top of water?

Ice cubes are less dense than water.


What is a way to see that ice is less dense then liquid water?

Put ice cubes in a glass of water. They will float, indicating that they are less dense than liquid water.


Do ice cubes in water float or sink?

They float, as ice is less dense than water.


Why do ice cubes float in drinks and water?

Because ice cubes are less dense than water.


Why don't iceburgs sink?

Ice is less dense than liquid water, so it floats. This is the same reason why ice cubes float in a glass of water.


Why do ice cubes sink in water?

They don't, ice cubes float in water. Unlike most substances the solid form of water is less dense than its liquid form causing it to float.


Why ice cubes sink?

They shouldn't, ice cubes should float if they are only ice (water).


Is liquid water less dense than ice cubes?

No. Liquid water is more dense. This is why ice cubes float on liquid water.




Ice cubes float in water cause they are less what?

Ice is less dense than water, so ice will float.


Does a glass float or sink in water?

A glass of water would sink considering how heavy it is. but if it is plastic it will just float on the top like a ice berg. If the glass (real glass) is empty and placed in the water upright, it will normally float due to its ability to displace water, much like a boat. If the glass is full or placed in the water in such a way that the water can enter it, it will sink, again much like a boat.Solid glass will sink in water.



Why doesn't an ice cube float?

Pure water ice cubes always float. They float because the molecules of water rearrange into a crystalline shape when they freeze. That arrangement leaves more empty space between the molecules of water which reduces the density of the water in ice form. Lower density objects float on higher density liquids.


What will happen to a ice cube if its stays in a glass of water?

well the ice cubes will disappear and the ice cubes make the water bigger because the ice cubes will melt into water!


Can glass float on water?

Glass can float. Next time you do the washing up notice how a glass plate or a glass floats. That's because glass can float on water .. other writer.. glass cannot float. it is denser than water causing it to sink. The only reason that the writer above has realized that the glass plate has floated is because that when you place the plate on the water you catch an air pocket. and it stays afloat the surface. thankss


Do ice cubes float in oil?

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Do icecubes float?

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Ice cubes float at the top of a glass of water What does this tell you about the density of ice compared to the density of water?

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