# Can a liquid shrink as something is dissolved into it?

Not much more to add. By shrink, I mean become more dense at the same pressure and temperature.

And I don't mean vol(A+B) < vol(A) + vol(B). I'm sure this is possible.

Is it possible to get vol(A+B) < vol(A)?

• I deleted an inappropriate comment and the following discussion. Nov 16, 2013 at 6:28