Molecules along the surface of a liquid behave differently than those in the bulk liquid. TRUE
Due to cohesive forces:
bulk liquid: pulled in all directions
surface: pulled inward
Identify the true statements about surface tension.
Molecules along the surface of a liquid behave differently than those in the bulk liquid.
Mercury has a lower surface tension than water.
Cohesive forces attract the molecules of the liquid to one another.
Surface tension increases as the temperature of the liquid rises.
Water forming a droplet as it falls from a faucet is a primary example of surface tension.
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