Asked in Units of Measure, Physics, Chemistry
Why does wax float better in salty water than normal water?
Salt water is more dense than fresh water. Wax is less dense than Fresh water. The density difference between wax and salt water is greater than wax and fresh water, so wax floats better. ...
Why does floating candles float higher in the water as they burn?
the mass decreases as the wax burns so it displaces less water
Asked in Physics, Chemistry, Snow and Ice
How can a large block of wax float on water even though it is more dense?
If it's in a block shape and it's floating on water, then guaranteed it's less dense than water. ...
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology
How can water hyacinth float on water name the tissue and its type?
The leaves of water hyacinth are long and leathery and have wax coating surrounding them. They are made up of long spongy parenchyma tissues that have several air pockets. The air pockets help the leaves to stand erect and float on the surface of water. Arsha 9th ...
Asked in Science
Why is it that wax paper does not get wet when you sprinkle water on it?
Wax paper has wax on it and wax is waterproof