Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 13 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 25

Answer

Adhesive forces are an attraction between unlike substances (e.g., water and glass). Cohesive forces are the attraction between molecules of the same substance, such as the bonds between water molecules.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 258.
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