Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 17 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 19

Answer

The boiling point of water is lower than $100^{\circ}C$ when the air pressure on it is less than normal atmospheric pressure (for example, at high altitude or in a vacuum chamber).

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 327.
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