Water is Strange. Why?

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Water has many strange properties, including a high surface tension, an ability to dissolve more things than any other common liquid, and a solid state (ice) that floats. These strange properties come from water’s simple structure. Its atoms form a chevron shape with a slightly negatively charged oxygen and positive hydrogens. This allows water to bind to and dissolve both negatively and positively charged molecules.

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