Suppose the vessel containing the water and the ice is full: The water level is at the vessel’s rim. What happens once the ice melts?
A. The water overflows.
B. The level of the water remains at the rim.
C. There is not enough information given, the outcome is not definite.
D. The level of the water drops below the rim.
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