January 2nd, 2017, 11:40 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Oct 2016 From: labenon Posts: 33 Thanks: 4  LSU math problem
Hi everyone, I was searching puzzles of geometry questions. Can any one answer me for this one. Water when freezing (and turning into ice) enlarges its volume by a factor of 1/10. By what factor will the volume of ice decrease when it is melted? 
January 2nd, 2017, 11:45 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Sep 2015 From: USA Posts: 1,652 Thanks: 838 
$V_i \rightarrow 1.1 V_w$ $1.1 V_w \rightarrow V_w$ $\dfrac{1.1 V_w  V_w}{1.1 V_w} = \dfrac{0.1}{1.1} = \dfrac {1}{11}$ 

Tags 
lsu, math, problem 
Thread Tools  
Display Modes  

Similar Threads  
Thread  Thread Starter  Forum  Replies  Last Post 
Math Problem  ariorakip  Elementary Math  18  November 22nd, 2015 10:58 AM 
math problem  ariorakip  Elementary Math  4  November 1st, 2015 11:27 AM 
A New Math Problem?  SinCosTan  Calculus  5  December 14th, 2011 01:16 PM 
please help with math problem  denzel  Number Theory  2  September 10th, 2009 08:46 PM 
Easy problem in turkey math olympiad problem  codename211  Math Events  11  August 8th, 2007 08:30 PM 