Why Does an Egg Float in Salt Water?

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An egg will float in saltwater because the density of the egg is lower than that of the water. Did you know that the egg will sink in tap water?
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The density of an egg is higher than plain water (so an egg will sink) With enough added salt, the saltwater solution density is higher than the egg's, and the egg will then float.
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1. Fill the glass about half-full with water. 2. Pour the salt into the glass. Mix the salt into the water with the spoon. Stir until the salt dissolves. 3. Slowly add more water
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eggs float in salt water as they have a lower density than the salt water.
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Salt water is more dense than normal water, which makes it weigh more, so more
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