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Different liquids have different densities.

In this graduated cylinder are equal amounts of cooking oil, water (coloured) and paraffin oil,left to settle.

Oil has a lower density than water and will float on water. The paraffin oil has a lower density than the cooking oil and thus floats on top.

The most dense goes to the bottom and the least dense goes to the top.

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