Why is melting ice not a chemical reaction?

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May 24, 2018

ice melting is not a chemical reaction because when an ice is melting there is no chemical change happening upon the ice. The water molecules are still the same, they are still water molecules.

Answer:

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Explanation:

When ice melts, it turns into water, or #H_2O#. The difference between water and ice is physical...

Melting ice just changes its physical state. It is still made up of Hydrogen and Oxygen atoms.

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