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# What is the density of oil?

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The density of oil depends on the type of oil and varies between 0.8 to 0.96 grams per centimeter cubed. Fuel oil is commonly used in engines and industrial furnaces. It is also called heating oil and has a density of 0.81 grams per centimeter cubed.

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Not all oils are the same. Crude oil obtained from the Earth’s crust is different from cooking oil. There are all kinds of cooking oils, and each one has a slightly different density. For example, the density of groundnut oil is 0.896 grams per milliliter. Olive oil is 0.918 grams per milliliter cubed, and vegetable oil is 0.75 grams per milliliter cubed.

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