Why does salt make water more dense?

Answer Density can be measured for solids, liquids or gases. It is the measure of the relationship between mass (how much matter an object has) and volume (how much space an object takes up). A density ... Read More »

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Why does drinking salt water make you more dehydrated?

IT has to do with osmosis. Osmosis is the spontaneous net movement of solvent molecules through a partially permeable membrane into a region of higher solute concentration, in the direction that t... Read More »

Is hydrogen more dense than water?

Water is denser than hydrogen. The density of water at room temperature is 1 gram per milliliter, or 1,000 kilograms per cubic meter. Ice is a little less dense, at .92 grams per milliliter, or 920... Read More »

Which water has more volume, sugar water or salt water?

According to the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition, table salt is approximately 40 percent denser than sugar. According to Vision, density equals mass divided by volume, ... Read More »

Where does sound travel fastest - dense or less dense air?

Because sound travels by vibration of matter, the density of the medium through which it is traveling will affect its speed. The denser the molecules, the faster it will travel. So sound will trave... Read More »