Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 15 - Water and Aqueous Systems - 15 Assessment: 94

Answer

The polar heads in the detergents are attracted to the molecules in the water. As a result, these polar heads line up outside the micelle. The nonpolar tails are not attracted to the molecules in the water, so they to inside the micelle.

Work Step by Step

The polar heads in the detergents are attracted to the molecules in the water. As a result, these polar heads line up outside the micelle. The nonpolar tails are not attracted to the molecules in the water, so they to inside the micelle.
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