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11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300

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Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300
Textbook Problem

Why do vapor bubbles in a pot of boiling water get larger as they approach the surface?

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Why the vapor bubbles in hot water get larger when they reach the surface.

Explanation

Water changes to the gas phase (steam) when the water pressure of the steam is equal to the atmospheric pressure.

As the phase conversion happens, the bubble is surrounded by lighter mass...

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