# What happens to the water level in the glass after ICE melts?

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You have a glass of water with several ice cubes, and mark the water level in the glass. Eventually the ice melts. What happens to the water level in the glass?

posted Jun 12, 2015

## 2 Solutions

If the ice is floating in a glass, the water level will stay the same after the ice melts. The water level would only go down if the ice had been forcibly held submerged deeper than it would otherwise float if it were free to do so.

solution Jun 13, 2015

Increases in level

solution Nov 19, 2015 by anonymous

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In the valley of the Green Glass Door.
There is a pool but no water,
apples but no grapes,
school but no learning,
trees but no branches,
teeth but no mouths,
Halloween but no candy,
and mirrors but no reflections.

Why is this?