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Why does water roll on wax paper?

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August 30, 2007 12:01AM

Water roll on wax paper because water and wax posess different polarity.Water is polar while wax is non-polar. Hence, wax will not be soluble in water.----- This is a chemist's view but a Physicist might look at this question on the basis of Cohesion and Adhesion forces between them. Thanks David Oluwamuye