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Explain why particles of a colloidal solution do not settle down when left undisturbed, while in the case of a suspension they do.

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Particle size in a suspension is larger than those in a colloidal solution. Also molecular interaction in a suspension is not strong enough to keep the particles suspended and hence they settle down.

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