Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 10 - Liquids and Solids - Exercises - Page 501: 44


Since the water is polar, and has cohesive forces due to the hydrogen bonds in the water, the water will stay together and away from the non-polar wax. This causes high surface tension "beads."

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