The cleaning action of soap and detergent in water is due to the formation of __________.
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A micelle or micella is an aggregate of surfactant molecules (soap) dispersed in a liquid colloid. When soap is dissolved in water, it forms a colloidal suspension in which soap molecules cluster together to form spherical micelles.
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The cleaning action of soap is due to the formation of ___ in water.
The cleaning action of soap is due to the formation of micelles in water.