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The coefficient of surface tension depends on which of the following?

(a) Chemical nature of liquids

(b) Surface area of the liquid

(c) Forces acting

(d) Atmospheric pressure

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Right choice is (a) Chemical nature of liquids

The explanation: Since surface tension is the property of the molecules on the surface of the liquid body, the coefficient depends on the chemical nature.

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