How To: Demonstrate buoyancy with diet & regular Coke

Demonstrate buoyancy with diet & regular Coke

This will blow you away! 2 unopened 12 ounce cans of cola weigh the same, right? No they do not. That's why Diet Coke floats, but regular sugared Coke sinks. The extra weight comes from the natural sugar in Coca Cola and Pepsi that is not present in a can of diet.

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They are both 12 FLUID ounces.. not 12 ounces! This means that the volume of the liquid is the same it doesn't say anything about the mass. Not really a shocker as regular pepsi is bound to be more dense than diet pepsi.

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