# Identify the correct molecular picture showing

Question:

Identify the correct molecular picture showing what happens at the critical micellar concentration (CMC) of an aqueous solution of a surfactant ( polar head,  non-polar tail, water $)$.

1. (D)

2. (B)

3. (A)

4. (C)

Correct Option:

Solution:

(a) In micelle formation, above "CMC" hydrocarbon chains are pointing towards the centre of sphere with $\mathrm{COO}^{-}$part remaining outward on the surface.