science experiment (bouncing egg)

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What's in the coke that stops an egg from bouncing ?
is it caffeine

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    From what I've read, (I've not performed an experiment on one), coke contains acids (citric, phosphoric, carbonic, etc) and these dissolve an egg shell just as vinegar does. So coke can make an egg bounce. You may want to post the details of your experiment.

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