Why do pumpkins float?

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Pumpkins float because their density is less than that of water. This is mostly because they are hollow and filled with air. If you cut open a pumpkin to make a jack-o-lantern, you can see the hollow cavity.
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it floats because it has air inside.
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A pumpkin floats because the pumpkin's mass is less than the water's mass it's displacing; the main reason being, the inside of a pumpkin is hollow! ...
A pumpkin floats because the pumpkin's mass is less than the water's mass it's displacing; the main reason being, the inside of a pumpkin is hollow! ...
Pumpkins float because their density is less than that of water. This is mostly because they are hollow and filled with air. If you cut open a pumpkin to make ...
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