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What are detergents? How do they help in laundry?

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Detergents: Detergents are manufactured in a laboratory. These are derived from the mineral oils. These are the cleaning agents which are made-up of the chemicals. 

In laundry these are helpful in: 

• Hard and soft water. 

• Less water and less effort for cleaning clothes.

• Detergents are cheaper. 

• These lower the surface tension of water and are effective in removing dirt and grease easily.

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