What factors affect the lathering affect of soap in different types of water?

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Im doing my Chemistry ISA on this investigation so any factors and/or a relevent experiment would be useful!

Posted Sun 24th March, 2013 @ 16:13 by Megan

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The biggest factor is whether the water is hard or soft - if it is hard, it forms a scum rather than a lather, and you have to use more soap in order to produce a lather.

Answered Thu 7th November, 2013 @ 23:09 by Shannon Tennant-Smith - Team GR