## Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley

# Chapter 17 - Think and Explain: 68

#### Answer

The very high pressure at the level of the ocean floor raises the boiling point for water to above $280^{\circ}C$. The water doesn’t boil, even though its temperature is much greater than the usual $100^{\circ}C$. This is the same principle behind a pressure cooker raising the boiling point of water.

#### Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 326.

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