Why does ice float in liquid water?

a.) The liquid water molecules have more kinetic energy and thus support the ice. b.) The ionic bonds between the molecules in ice prevent the ice from sinking. c.) Ice always has air bubbles that keep it afloat. d.) Hydrogen bonds stabalize and keep the molecules of ice farther apart than the water molecules of... show more a.) The liquid water molecules have more kinetic energy and thus support the ice.
b.) The ionic bonds between the molecules in ice prevent the ice from sinking.
c.) Ice always has air bubbles that keep it afloat.
d.) Hydrogen bonds stabalize and keep the molecules of ice farther apart than the water molecules of liquid water.
e.) The crystalline lattice of ice causes it to be denser than liquid water.
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