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It is observed that the Elodea plants were not able to lower the level of oil in the measuring cylinders. After the 4th day, the leaves of the elodea plants started to yellow and the plants began to die.

Oil type No oil Gasoline Engine oil Corn oil Kerosene
Oil level (ml) 3 3 3 3 3

The graph below represents the results of our experiment:

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