Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 12 - Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces - Exercises - Questions: 2

Answer

Water droplets are spherical due to surface tension.

Work Step by Step

The attractive forces between water molecules are very high. Surface tension aims to limit the surface area of the droplet. The spherical shape is the smallest possible shape water can form.
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