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Inquiry into Physics

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Ostdiek
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ISBN: 9781337515863
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Inquiry into Physics

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Ostdiek
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9781337515863
Chapter 4, Problem 25Q
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(Indicates a review question, which means it requires only a basic understanding of the material to answer. Questions without this designation typically require integrating or extending the concepts presented thus far.)

. what substances would sink in gasoline but float in water?

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The substances would sink in gasoline but float in water.

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The substances which have a density lesser than a liquid will float in that liquid, and the substances having a higher density than a liquid will sink in that liquid. Ice, Ethyl alcohol, etc...

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