Problem: Ice floats on water because:  a. The molecules are closer together in ice than in water b. The molecules are farther apart in ice than in water c. Ice is more dense than water

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Ice floats on water because: 

a. The molecules are closer together in ice than in water

b. The molecules are farther apart in ice than in water

c. Ice is more dense than water

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