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Why do you float on the Dead Sea?

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April 30, 2010 5:38PM

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Because there is so much salt in it, Dead Sea water is very dense compared with fresh water or ordinary sea water. And because less objects or surface floats in water.

An example of it is a needle, tissue and a tap water.

When you put the needle in the water it will sink because it is denser than the water, but when you use the tissue to let the needle float the density of the needle lesses, and it is called surface tension.