Can an egg float in corn oil with water?

Answer Whether an egg can float on a liquid is a matter of its density and the density of the liquid in question. Oil appears more dense than water only because it is thicker. Oil and water combined are s... Read More »

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Will an egg float in regular water, salt water or sugar water?

A fresh egg will sink in plain water because it is more dense than the water. The same egg will float in salt or sugar water because the water is more dense with the addition of the salt or sugar. ... Read More »

How to Mix Corn Flour With Water?

Corn flour and water, when combined, become a non-Newtonian fluid, which has a shear rate that increases independent of velocity. Adding food coloring to this simple physics demonstration tints the... Read More »

Can you float water lilies right on water&they will grow?

A water lily must be rooted in soil or other planting material. Planting depth varies with the lily species; the plant will grow to the surface of the water, and the leaves will float. A separated ... Read More »

Do eggs float faster in sugar water or salt water?

The reason that eggs float or sink in certain fluids such as water is based on their density. If the density of the egg is more than the density of the water it will sink. This can be adjusted by a... Read More »