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dessyj1
 one year ago
Let's say I fill up an empty cup of water 3/4 of the way, and then I pour enough ice cubes to fill the cup completely. If I let the ice melt, will the cup be completely filled with water?
Assuming we don't lose water as form of vapour.
dessyj1
 one year ago
Let's say I fill up an empty cup of water 3/4 of the way, and then I pour enough ice cubes to fill the cup completely. If I let the ice melt, will the cup be completely filled with water? Assuming we don't lose water as form of vapour.

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taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Solids and liquids take up a specific volume that does not change, gases have no definete volume. Assuming that we aren't losing any to water vapour and we aren't gaining anything either, what do you think?

dessyj1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you telling me a solid will displace it's volume when put in water?

dessyj1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I say it will be completely filled. after melting.

dessyj1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ignore that icecube volume thing

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The volume of the ice cubes will have the same volume of the ice cubes that melted assuming that we aren't losing any to water vapour

dessyj1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You said gases do not have definite volume, right? Can they have a minimum volume?

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Solids have a definete shape and volume, liquids have a definete volume but not shape, gases have no definete shape or volume Gases fill whatever container they are in

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The smaller volume increases the pressure and if the pressure is increased too much it could explode I'm pretty sure

dessyj1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, thanks for the help!
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