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15.6: General Questions

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    1. Ice and water are \(\ce{H2O}\) molecules in different states.  Why do you think ice (frozen \(\ce{H2O}\)) floats in water (liquid \(\ce{H2O}\)); why are the densities different?

    2. Is it possible to have an object float, even though the object has a higher relatively density than the fluid?

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