cohesion forces in water is due to the attraction of hydrogen and the oxygen. the hydrogen atoms have positive charge while the oxygen have negative charge. a water molecule has 2 hydrogen atoms and 1 oxygen atom, the oxygen atom attracts 2 hydrogen atoms. the hydrogen atoms are respocsible for attracting other molecules hence cohesion force in water
Adhesion force; water has a strong adhesive force than cohesive force, it occurs when the surface atom (oxygen) form hydrogen bonds hence the oxygen atoms are attracted to the waals of an object forming d bond.
May 27th, 2015
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