Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 9 - Liquids, Solids, and Materials - Questions for Review and Thought - Applying Concepts - Page 421f: 110



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We know that the state of a liquid does not only depend on the temperature but also on the pressure. Thus, through storing the butane in very high pressure conditions within the lighter, it is possible to make it liquid, even though it is generally a vapor at room temperature.
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