Why does ice stay at the top of oceans instead of sinking to the bottom?
Ice is colder than liquid water.
Ice is warmer than liquid water.
Ice is more dense than liquid water.
Ice is less dense than liquid water.
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well I'm stuck between A or C since my notes say that ice expands when it freezes and that it has to do with hydrogen bonding
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Water is a substance with a particular character that contradicts the usual phenomena.
When water freezes, it expands in volume and when ice melts, its volume reduces.
As a result, as compared to a liquid, the ice being large in volume, it makes it less dense. Hence, the answer would be D.