Problem: What amount of energy is required to change a spherical drop of water with a diameter of 2.20 mm to three smaller spherical drops of equal size? The surface tension, γ, of water at room temperature is 72.0 mJ/m2.

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What amount of energy is required to change a spherical drop of water with a diameter of 2.20 mm to three smaller spherical drops of equal size? The surface tension, γ, of water at room temperature is 72.0 mJ/m2.

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