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Many people apply commercial chemical glass treatments to the windshields of their cars to aid in the beading of rain drops, so that rain can be more easily removed by windshield wipers. These chemical glass treatments are typically formulated with hydrophobic molecules that form a film on the windshield.

Which property of water does this type of glass treatment interfere with to cause the beading of water?

A

Water's neutral pH.

B

Water's cohesive properties.

C

Water's specific heat.

D

Water's low density as it crystallizes.

E

Water's adhesive properties.

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