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What percentage does water expand when frozen ?

Asked by anantharaman, 16 Jan '09 09:20 pm
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11%
Answered by amit kumar, 16 Jan '09 09:20 pm

 
  
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Water expands by 9% when it freezes!!
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 16 Jan '09 09:24 pm

 
  
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Answered by PRASOON SMART, 16 Jan '09 09:21 pm

 
  
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11%
Answered by jakir hussain, 16 Jan '09 09:21 pm

 
  
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Don't know may be 10 %
Answered by pradeep singh, 16 Jan '09 09:21 pm

 
  
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Take density of water = 1 g/mL and density of ice = 0.92 g/mL
If you take 1 g of water, its volume = 1 mL
When this water freezes, then volume = 1/0.92 mL
Therefore % expansion = (1/0.92 - 1)/1 * 100%
= 8.7 %
Answered by Knowledge Software, 17 Jan '09 05:37 pm

 
  
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