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Answered 2013-12-01 12:32:03

The reason why ice will float in water is because ice is not as dense as water, therefore, it floats.

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Answered 2020-03-11 01:59:33

Ice has a higher density than water

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Do ice float in water?

yes, ice does float in water. it will eventually melt and change into water.

Why does an ice cube not float?

Ice cubes do float on water.

Ice float on top of water?

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Why does ice float on the surface of water-?

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Do ice cubes in water float or sink?

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

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I think that salty ice cube do float in water because ice bergs float it water and they're made of salty water. i think i depends on the density (Amount of salt) in the ice

Why do ice cubes always float at the top of a glass of water?

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Do pieces of ice float in salt water?

Ice floats also on fresh water.Ice float on ocean waters.Yes, ice floats on salt water. consider the ice berg.

Why does ice float in water and not ethanol?

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When does water float and why does it float?

Water floats when it is in the solid phase, called ice. Ice floats because the density of ice is less than the density of water.

Does water or ice have the most density?

Water,thats why ice float on water.

Why does an ice float in water?

Because of the buoyancy of the Ice

Why did ice float?

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Will ice float?

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Hypothesis can water float on ice?

The ability for something to float on another substance is related to the density and since ice is LESS dense than water it would float on top of water, not water on top of ice.In other words, water is more dense than ice and thus no.

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Does hail float in water?

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Why can't ice float?

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Does hail float?

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