Problem: A phospholipid molecule:  a. Has a hydrophilic head that is repelled by water b. Has hydrophilic tails that are repelled by water c. Has a hydrophilic head that is attracted to water d. Has a hydrophobic head that is repelled by water e. Has hydrophobic tails that are attracted to water

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A phospholipid molecule: 

a. Has a hydrophilic head that is repelled by water

b. Has hydrophilic tails that are repelled by water

c. Has a hydrophilic head that is attracted to water

d. Has a hydrophobic head that is repelled by water

e. Has hydrophobic tails that are attracted to water

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