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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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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Just about anything will float in saltwater, if there is enough salt in the water. The salt content of the Dead Sea is about 31% and it's very easy for a person to float in. This
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Salt water is more dense than normal water, which makes it weigh more, so more
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Salt increases the density of water. Hence, the denser the water, the easier it is for an egg or other object to float.
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