What is the effect on matter of solidification? Thanks!

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Aug 4, 2018

Answer:

This question will have to be readdressed....

Explanation:

What do we mean by #"solidification"#...do we mean #"fusion"#, i.e. the transition solid to liquid, traditionally called #"melting"#? In many instances the SOLID phase is (and should be) MORE dense than the liquid phase. Mind you, this prediction fails completely for the water molecule, with the result that ice-cubes, and ice-bergs float...