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sorry biology isn't my thing i'm a math person
i never said i'm smart......
Wha? I'm not a smartie! I'm a sweet tart at best!
Neither! I don't even know what surface tension is.
The answer is A :)
B can't be it because that's an example of Capillary Action.
It is true that many insects rely on the surface tension of water to support them. Without the relatively high surface tension compared to their light weight, they would find themselves having the same success most of us have when trying to walk on water :-) B (capillary action) is indeed something made possible by surface tension, but surface tension is only part of the story there. You can have capillary action that pushes liquids down rather than up! @KyanTheDoodle next time you pour a glass of liquid, look at it from the side and notice how at the edges the level of the liquid is slightly different than in the center. Here's a video you can watch showing you how to float a metal needle (denser than water, so should sink) on water: https://youtu.be/Tu9o4JXulvo