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Whether an object floats or not depends on its density. Density is the amount of mass in a volume, or mass divided by volume. If and object's density is less than that of water, it will float in water, and if an objects density is higher than that of water, it will sink in water.

raw material (fishballs will sink down);but it will floats when it is cook.


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