Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Introduction to Integers - Exercise Set: 91

Answer

Iodine

Work Step by Step

There are only 4 elements whose boiling temperatures are positive: Water (100 degree Celsius), Iodine (184 degree Celsius), Phosphorus (280 degree Celsius), and Soidum (883 degree Celsius), Since, 184 is the closet number to 100 compared with 280 and 883,. Therefore, Iodine has a positive boiling temperature closed to that of water.
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