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Hello …. Can you explain anomolous expansion of water .

Hello ….
    Can you  explain anomolous expansion of water .

Grade:9

2 Answers

Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10341 Points
2 years ago
Dear student

Anomalous expansion of wateris an abnormal property ofwaterwhereby it expands instead of contracting when the temperature goes from 4°C to 0°C, and it becomes less dense. ... The density becomes less as it freezes because molecules of waternormally form open crystal structures when in solid form
REENU SIVADARSHINI.M
118 Points
2 years ago
ANOMALOUS PROPERTY OF WATER :
        WATE HAS THE UNIQUE PROPERTY  OF ANOMALOUS EXPANSION . WHEN WATER IS COOLED FROM ROOM TEMPERATURE  IT FIRST CONTRACTS THE VOLUME AND BECOMES INCREASINGLY DENSE AS LIKE THE OTHER LIQUIDS , BUT AT 4 DEGREE CELCIUS WATER REACHES MAXIMUM  DENSITY, ON FURTHER COOLING WATER EXPANDS AND BECOME LESS  DENSER THIS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL IT REACHES 0 DEGREE  THE POINT AT WHICH IT FREEZES INTO ICE . 

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