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Old 05-25-2011, 10:07 AM
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Default How much does water expand when it freezes?

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Old 05-25-2011, 11:47 AM
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Default Re: How much does water expand when it freezes?

Originally Posted by UnregisteredTJOHHNY View Post
Same as above
Wikipedia says:
"The density of ice is 0.9167 g/cm at 0C, whereas water has a density of 0.9998 g/cm at the same temperature."

It is probably more useful to consider specific volume, the volume of 1 g of water or ice (the reciprocal)
Water: 1.0002 cm/g
Ice: 1.0909 cm/g
Just over 9% expansion.
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