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WATER EXPANDS UPON FREEZING<br />
Ice Occupies Greater Volume Than Liquid Water<br />
The hydrogen-bonding interactions between water molecules in the liquid state are random. Upon freezing the molecules assume an ordered open arrangement which leads to a less dense structure.

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WATER EXPANDS UPON FREEZING
Ice Occupies Greater Volume Than Liquid Water
The hydrogen-bonding interactions between water molecules in the liquid state are random. Upon freezing the molecules assume an ordered open arrangement which leads to a less dense structure.

Copyright:© 1993 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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