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Why does water have more surface tension than methylated spirits?

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    For the same reason that it has a higher boiling point: There is more intermolecular attraction with water. This has something to do with its polarity and "hydrogen bonding"

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    Explanation of why the surface tension of water is greater than that of methylated spirit???

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    Water has more surface tension than methylated spirits due to waters strong intermolecular forces.

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    Plz name the intermolecular forces of ethanol,iodin and watee

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