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Renee99
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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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Renee99 Group Title
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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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think the answer is A, is that correct?
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karan.singh Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i think renee u r wrong...
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karan.singh Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ya its right ..a option is correct u r right...according to http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100706102709AAqiYmG
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well, My second choice was D...
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karan.singh Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i don't know the reason
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ash2326 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Nope a is not correct, it's D. I'm thinking of a proper explanation
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karan.singh Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ash can u explain it..
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DLS Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
It 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.
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experimentX Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the cohesive force is stronger than adhesive force .... the intermolecular bond between water molecule is stronger than intermolecular bond between surface and water.
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ash2326 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
On 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
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ahhh, okay. I gotcha! :)
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks u guys!
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karan.singh Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok. concept of surface tension
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I 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
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experimentX Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if A had talked about hydrogen bond, i would have gone for A.
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DLS Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Post seperately
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay, will do
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DLS Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
hydrogen bonds are merely simple attractions,you cant relate them with shape of a molecule
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks again everyone!
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experimentX Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
surfaces matter .. for some surface the water molecule does not form dome ... while for some surfaces forms smaller dome.
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DLS Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
and yes thhe answer to your second question is water,since it has thehighest specific heat capacity
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/507ee9efe4b0599919843e2f
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh thanks :)
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Renee99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
u don't have to follow the link then...
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hotdog97 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
did you get both answer right ?
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