# NEET Physics Mechanical Properties of Fluids Questions Solved

A drop of mercury of radius 2 mm is split into 8 identical droplets. Find the increase in surface energy. (Surface tension of mercury is
(a)                              (b)
(c)                               (d)

(a) Increase in surface energy or work done in splitting a big drop $4{\mathrm{\pi R}}^{2}\mathrm{T}\left({\mathrm{n}}^{1/3}-1\right)$

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