If a fresh egg is put into a beaker filled with water, it sinks. On dissolving a lot of salt in the water, the egg begins to rise and then floats. Why ?
When a large amount of salt is dissolved in water, the density of salt solution becomes higher than pure water. It is because of its higher density, the salt solution exerts a greater upward buoyant force on the egg, making it rise and then float.
Video Tutorials For All Subjects
- Buoyancy Force (Upthrust Force)