Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 12 - Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces - Exercises - Questions - Page 440: 17


Heat is added to a liquid, increasing its temperature and kinetic energy. The means that more of its molecules will have the energy to reach the gaseous state.

Work Step by Step

Boiling occurs when the vapor pressure equals the atmospheric pressure. At this temperature, the temperature of the liquid will not increase, as the vapor pressure will not exceed the atmospheric pressure.
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