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# Is an ice cube more dense or less dense than liquid water?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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Less dense. For most substances, the solid form is more dense than the liquid form; water is a notable exception.

Less dense. For most substances, the solid form is more dense than the liquid form; water is a notable exception.

Less dense. For most substances, the solid form is more dense than the liquid form; water is a notable exception.

Less dense. For most substances, the solid form is more dense than the liquid form; water is a notable exception.

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Ice is less dense than water at the same pressure. That is why ice cubes and icebergs float on the water.

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Less dense. For most substances, the solid form is more dense than the liquid form; water is a notable exception.

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### Is a ice cube more or less dense than liquid water?

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### Is Liquid water less dense or more dense?

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### 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.

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