Problem: The liquid substances mercury (density = 13.6 g/mL), water (1.00 g/mL), and cyclohexane (0.778 g/mL) do not form a solution when mixed; instead, they separate in distinct layers. List how the liquids would position themselves in a test tube.

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↓ density → lighter


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The liquid substances mercury (density 13.6 g/mL), water (1.00 g/mL), and cyclohexane (0.778 g/mL) do not form a solution when mixed; instead, they separate in distinct layers. List how the liquids would position themselves in a test tube.

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