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Here's one for physical science and chemistry geeks..


I understand WHAT surfactants are; what they do. What I do not know, and would like to understand, is HOW they do what they do. How do they break the surface tension of water; break that bond, without turning the water into a different element by the mixing of the chemical agent with the water?

 
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2 years ago
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    Liz Elias (DzyMsLizzy) 2 years ago

    That's hilarious. But thanks for the explanation. I mostly get it! ;-)