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WHY THE DROPLETS OF WATER IS IN THE SHAPE OF A SPHERE ONLY,WHY NOT IN OTHER SHAPE.

WHY THE DROPLETS OF WATER IS IN THE SHAPE OF A SPHERE ONLY,WHY NOT IN OTHER SHAPE?

Answer:

This is due to Surface Tension.

Surface tension is the property of a liquid by virtue of which the free surface of a liquid behaves like a stretched elastic membrane. A free surface always tries to have minimum number of molecules.

 

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