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Can a glass jar break if dropped from height in a swimming pool?


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Answered 2009-08-16 15:36:28

It depends on how high you dropped the glass jar into the swimming pool. If you drop the glass jar from a few feet above the swimming pool, it will not break. If you drop it from several stories above the swimming pool, the immense pressure on the glass jar that the water is exerting will cause the jar to break.

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