Is Oil Less Dense Than Water?


Yes, oil is less dense than water. This is because the particles are not as close together. You can see this when oil floats on water.
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Because its particles aren't as close together weighing it down. Water particles (H2O) are closer together (making the substance more dense) because they "want" to hydrogen
Ice is less dense than water because when water freezes into ice, it expands to create a solid bond. When ice expands, it becomes less dense.
Cold water is always more dense than warm water. This allows warm water to "float" on top of cold water, a phenomenon that occurs every day in the world's oceans. The reason
Anything with a value of less than 1000 floats on water. Stuff that dissolves in water will not float though, but mix nicely (e.g. ethyl alcohol, 789.20)
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