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anonymous
 3 years ago
A drop of water placed on a smooth, dry surface will form a domeshaped droplet instead of flowing outward in different directions. Which of these best explains this observation?
A. The bonds between hydrogen and oxygen atoms are very strong. <<My Answer
B. The electrons in the atoms attract the electrons in the other atoms.
C. Water molecules at the surface experience fewer hydrogen bonds than water molecules within the liquid.
D. Water molecules near the surface produce more buoyant force than water molecules within the liquid.
anonymous
 3 years ago
A drop of water placed on a smooth, dry surface will form a domeshaped droplet instead of flowing outward in different directions. Which of these best explains this observation? A. The bonds between hydrogen and oxygen atoms are very strong. <<My Answer B. The electrons in the atoms attract the electrons in the other atoms. C. Water molecules at the surface experience fewer hydrogen bonds than water molecules within the liquid. D. Water molecules near the surface produce more buoyant force than water molecules within the liquid.

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think the answer is A, is that correct?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think renee u r wrong...

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya its right ..a option is correct u r right...according to http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100706102709AAqiYmG

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, My second choice was D...

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't know the reason

ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nope a is not correct, it's D. I'm thinking of a proper explanation

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ash can u explain it..

DLS
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2It is due to surface tension,they have to occupy minimum area,that is related with buoyant force,hence D. A,C&B are potinless options.

experimentX
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the cohesive force is stronger than adhesive force .... the intermolecular bond between water molecule is stronger than intermolecular bond between surface and water.

ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0On a waxy surface such as a leaf, Water adheres weakly to leaf and strongly to itself, so water clusters into drops. Surface tension gives them their nearspherical shape, because a sphere has the smallest possible surface area to volume ratio. Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surface_tension

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ahhh, okay. I gotcha! :)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok. concept of surface tension

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have another quick question... A scientist adds heat to each of the following substances. Which will probably absorb the most heat before its temperature changes significantly? 50 g of solid copper 50 g of solid iron 50 g of liquid water<<My answer 50 g of sand

experimentX
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if A had talked about hydrogen bond, i would have gone for A.

DLS
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hydrogen bonds are merely simple attractions,you cant relate them with shape of a molecule

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks again everyone!

experimentX
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0surfaces matter .. for some surface the water molecule does not form dome ... while for some surfaces forms smaller dome.

DLS
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2and yes thhe answer to your second question is water,since it has thehighest specific heat capacity

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/507ee9efe4b0599919843e2f

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u don't have to follow the link then...

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0did you get both answer right ?
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