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Changing density ice and liquid water

  1. Sep 2, 2015 #1
    At a temperature of 0 C the density of ice and liquid water is 0.9187 g/cm3 and 0.9998g/cm3 respectively. Consider a situation where the density of ice is increased to more than 8.83% at 0 C, what would be the consequences of this to the life forms?

    The life forms would vanish because of the change in density of ice?
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  3. Sep 2, 2015 #2


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    Um... There seems to be something missing from your statement. Ice density increased to more than 8.83% of what at 0C? And in what circumstances would this be expected to have any effect on "the life forms?" There seems to be quite a bit of context missing here.
  4. Sep 2, 2015 #3
    This looks like homework. Should go to the HW section.
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