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Do fat people float better than skinny people?
It would depend if it is really fat or muscle. If it is fat, then it is actually oil, and oil is less dense than water and floats. (Just try pooring olive oil in a glass). However, muscle, bone, and other tissues are either denser than water or not less dense enough to have much boyancy. Since it's really density, not weight, that matters, it also makes a difference how much air is in the floater's lungs. Lastly, it depends on the water. In the salt-rich Dead Sea, for example, basically everyone can float. But in some areas with desolved gas, such as the Bermuda Triangle, sudden changes in density had been known to even sink ships. In a nutshell: You float if you are less dense (density=weight/volume) than water, or another fluid. Fat will make you less dense, muscle is hevier then fat and will either not help or make you sink more.
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On average, sea water is 3% denser (more mass per unit volume, thus more weight per volume) than fresh water, so less of it must be displaced to provide a buoyant force suffic…ient to balance the weight of the object. This is why floating is easier in salt water than in fresh.
The short answer is: Because they have more to lose. ;) It's true -- people who are overweight will shed pounds quicker because there is so much excess present within the body… already. Skinny people's bodies will downregulate metabolism much more rapidly in order to conserve energy reserves (i.e., fat).
Fat is less dense than water, while muscle and bone are more dense. A person with a higher fat percentage will displace his weight with less of his volume submerged, so he wil…l float higher.
Because the salt dissolved makes it heavier, seawater has a higher density. Therefore an object with a certain density (a person) will float better in it than in water with a …lower salt content (which has low salt content and a lower density). Oceans have a lot of dissolved salts, that makes the water more dense. Buoyancy, the tendency to make things float, is a function of how much liquid is displaced, and its density. More dense liquid, the same "weight" being floated, requires less liquid to be displaced. So you float higher / "more easily".
Yes, "overweight" people are more buoyant than skinnier people.
People lose excess body heat mainly through their lungs and perspiration. Obese people have more mass that must be cooled. Their lungs are no larger than those of thin people,… so all the extra burden of cooling must move through perspiration. In addition, very obese people use more energy to do a similar task compared to thin people. This adds to the overall amount of cooling required. These are not the only reasons; there are more.
Yes it is true that skinny people run faster than fat people. We have proof.
Usually, because the larger amounts of body fat and/or muscle help maintain body heat.
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No, not necessarily. It depends entirely on the individual and their eating habits, not on body weight.
Low self esteem. Because putting other people down for no good reason makes insecure people feel better about themselves. Also, society frowns upon hating people because of th…eir color, religion or sexual orientation, so hating people for their body type is about the only type of bullying that they can still get away with. NOTE: It is a misguided assumption that skinny people hate fate people or that fat people hate skinny people; the majority of people, fat, skinny, or otherwise, don't hate people. People who hate other people based on superficial attributes are called bigots. We are fortunate that bigots are a minority and that the great majority of people do not hate.
depends on if the fat person is diabetic or has any sort of illness caused from eating unhealtherly .
yes its harder to stay above water and to sink
no there are more skinny people 67% are skinny and fat people are 33% lolzz
You would like to think skinny, but there a lot of obese (really unhealthly fat) people in the USA. In the world that is a completely different answer...
The amount of water you need is not based on your size but on your Calorie consumption per day. 1 mL of water should be consumed with every Calorie of food eaten. Therefore if… someone eats 1900 Calories a day (this is the average) then they should be drinking about 64 ounces of water a day.
fat people. are more llikely to get paralized