Boiling

Boiling

The boiling point is the temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the external pressure. As the altitude increases, the boiling point decreases.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do the boiling points of liquids differ based on altitude?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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