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Inquiry into Physics

8th Edition
Ostdiek
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9781337515863
Chapter 5, Problem 31Q
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(¦ Indicates a review question, which means it requires only a basic understanding of the material to answer. Questions without this designation typically require integrating or extending the concepts presented thus far.)

¦ Describe how changing the air pressure affects the temperature at which water boils.

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