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Most recent answer: 08/29/2018
Q:
Which of the following liquids is the most and least dense? Olive oil, Saltwater, Lemon juice, and Vinegar. I want to pour equal amounts of each into a glass so it will hopefully create layers.
- Victor Thaxton (age 13)
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
A:

The best way to find out is just to try it.  Some of them won't stay separate but will fully mix. For liquids that stay separate, the denser one will sink.

Mike W.


(published on 08/29/2018)

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