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Liquids generally have lower density as compared to solids. But you must have observed that ice floats on water. Find out why.

Sciences - Main Course Book

Chapter 1. Matter in our Surroundings


1) water when freezes turn into ice
2) ice expands on cooling 
3) density is directly proportional to mass/volume 
4)  thus when the volume increases the density decreases 
5) therefore ice floats on water
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