# The temperature at which water starts to boil​ (its boiling​ point) is linearly related to the altitude. At sea​ level, water boils at 212 degrees fahrenheit. For every​ 1000-feet increase in​ altitude, the degrees Fahrenheit at which water will boil decreases by 1.9. How far above sea level do you need to be in order to have a boiling point of 198.34 degrees Fahrenheit?

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The temperature at which water starts to boil​ (its boiling​ point) is linearly related to the altitude. At sea​ level, water boils at 212 degrees fahrenheit. For every​ 1000-feet increase in​ altitude, the degrees Fahrenheit at which water will boil decreases by 1.9. How far above sea level do you need to be in order to have a boiling point of 198.34 degrees Fahrenheit?

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