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The freezing of water at 0⁰C can be represented as follows: H2O (l) ↔ H2O(s) The density of liquid water is 1.00 g/cm3. The density of ice is 0.92 g/cm3. In 3 – 4 sentences explain why applying pressure causes ice to melt. Help please

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  1. aaronq
    • one year ago
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    Start by answering the question: Why is liquid water more dense than ice?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Hydrogen bonds in water give to ice an open exagonal structure, that's why ice has a lower density than water..if u apply pressure to ice, some molecules will fall in some open spaces in the structure and this will break all the structure like a chain reaction.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    turning ice into liquid again

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