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The cleansing action of soaps and detergents is due to: their high degree of solubility in water. their limited solubility in water.

The cleansing action of soaps and detergents is due to:

a. their high degree of solubility in water.
b. their limited solubility in water.
c. the presence of a strongly acidic function which reacts with grease to decompose it chemically.
d. the destruction of grease micelles.
e. the presence of both hydrophobic and hydrophilic portions in the same molecule.

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