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Why is the ocean salty? | Chemistry | So Many Whys

have you ever wondered why the sea water

is salty and bitter what is the reason

for this it turns out that a lot of salt

was dissolved in seawater the most

abundant being sodium chloride a salt

that we normally eat which accounts for

approximately 78% of the salt in the

entire ocean if we extract all the salt

in the ocean and spread across the land

the continent will increase its height

by 150 meters there are also other

elements in the ocean such as magnesium

chloride and magnesium sulfate they

account for approximately 15% of the

salt and has a better taste not only are

they bitter they can also cause diarrhea

after eating how can the ocean not salty

and bitter when it contains all these

things