The melting of the ice is given as
H2O (solid state) → H2O (liquid state)
State of Water
Water can exist in three different physical states – solid, liquid, and gaseous. In the solid state, water exists in the form of ice or snow. In the gaseous state, water exists as water vapour or steam. Finally, the liquid state of water which is the state in which it is consumed by living organisms is simply referred to as ‘water’.