Consider the following statements about soaps and detergents:
- While soaps are sodium salts of fatty acids, detergents are sodium salts of sulphonic acids.
- Surface tension of water increases on adding detergents and soaps.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Second statement is incorrect because addition of soaps or detergents decreases the surface tension of water.
This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module