It works because soap is made up of molecules with two very different ends. One end of soap molecules love water – they are hydrophilic. The other end of soap molecues hate water – they are hydrophobic. Hydrophobic ends of soap molecule all attach to the oil.
A look at how soap is made with the science of Chemistry.. Chemicals that are able to do this effectively are called surface active agents, or surfactants.
Explain it with Molecules — How does Soap Clean.. Notice that one end of the molecules is made up of a hydrocarbon chain — the other end is a very polar .
What's so special about soap that makes it able to clean our clothes to the point. In order to make water molecules spread/diffuse on a given surface, you have .
Have you ever wondered if it works? Or better yet, why it works? First, we must ask ourselvesâ€¦. What does dirty mean? What are we trying to clean with soap?