How many bubbles in a can of coke?


Coca-Cola

It may not be the burning question keeping you awake at night, but for one employee at Coca-Cola, finding out the number of bubbles in a can of Coke was imperative.

The Coke representative took it upon himself to find the answer to the $64,000 question after a curious member of the public posted the enquiry on Coca-Cola's interactive information website.

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The geeky member of staff knew that each can is carbonated to 3.75 volumes, meaning there are 1237.5 cubic millilitres of carbon dioxide in every can.

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Using the average diameter of a bubble, he calculated that every can contains a massive 18.9 million bubbles. So next time you're gulping down a Coke, now you know just where those burps are coming from.

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