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A capillary tube is dipped in water. The water rises to certain height. What will happen if we add some common salt in water?

On adding highly insoluble impurities in water, the surface tension decreases. And, also the height to which  the liquid rises into the capillary tube is directly proportional to the surface tension of the liquid. As salt is added in water, surface tension of water increases. Therefore, the height to which the water rises in the capillary tube increases on adding the salt.
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Why solids have definite shape while liquids do not have definite shape?

Solids: Intermolecular forces are very strong and thermal agitations are not sufficiently strong to separate the molecules from their mean position. Solids are rigid and hence they have definite shapes.
Liquids: In liquids intermolecular forces are not sufficiently strong to hold the molecules at definite sites, as a result they move freely within the bulk of liquid, therefore, do not possess definite shapes. Liquids take the same shape as that of the container.
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What is hydrodynamics?

Hydrodynamics is the branch of science that studies about the force exerted by the fluids or acting on the fluids.
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What is fluid?

Any material that can flow is a fluid. Liquids and gases are examples of fluid.

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Do intermolecular or inter-atomic forces follow inverse square law?

No. Intermolecular and inter-atomic forces do not obey the inverse square law.
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What is hydrostatics?

Hydrostatics is the branch of fluid mechanics that studies incompressible fluids at rest. The study of fluids at rest or objects placed at rest in fluids is hydrostatics.
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