Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 17 - Exercises and Problems: 78

Answer

b) Higher on the line

Work Step by Step

The point at which water boils increases as temperature increases. Thus, the boiling point will be higher up on the line. This makes sense from a practical standpoint, for the whole point of a pressure cooker is to allow water to boil at a higher temperature. This allows the cook to heat the water up more before it begins to evaporate.
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