Physics Van 3-site Navigational Menu

Physics Van Navigational Menu

Q & A: Why is the density of water 1 gram per cubic cm?

Learn more physics!

Most recent answer: 06/26/2010
Q:
WHY IS IT THAT WATER(H2O) IS THE ONLY LIQUID THAT HAS A DENSITY OF 1 GRAM PER CENTIMETER CUBE. AND IS THERE ANY LIQUID THAT HAS THE SAME DENSITY OF THAT OF WATER?
- RAHUL (age 12)
BANGLORE,KARNATAKA,INDIA
A:

I think it was defined that way on purpose: . Mike W.

(published on 06/26/2010)

Follow-up on this answer.