Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 13 - Think and Do: 27

Answer

This is a hands-on demonstration. Try this with your friends, and be prepared to explain the physics of the demonstration to them. You should see the egg float in salt water, and sink in fresh water. This demonstrates that the egg is less dense than saltwater, and more dense than fresh tap water.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 251.
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