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Which of the following 1-gram blobs of water has the least surface area? A) All have about the same surface area.B) A spherical blob.C) A blob stretched into a thin film.D) A pancake shaped blob.E) An ellipsoid-shaped blob.
(B) Any effort to deform a sphere increases its area.
Surface tension tends to make a "blob" (like an unstressed drop of liquid) spherical