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it creates a chemical reacting involving the hard shell of the mentos and all CO2 Diet Coke contains but regular coke will explode better because of all the sugar it contains

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well surface of mento is filled with holes and diet pepsi fills it up with bubbles. the mentos go to bottom and come back and out into explosion it causes big reactio!

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because the blah blah blah explodes

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Q: Why does Mentos explode in Diet Coke?
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