Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 17 - Section 17.2 - Phase Changes - Got It?: 17.2

Answer

c)

Work Step by Step

It is equal to 100 degrees Celsius. After all, at standard temperature and pressure, the boiling point of water is 100 degrees Celsius. Once it reaches this point, the water will no longer continue to increase in temperature; rather, the additional energy will go to turning the water molecules into vaporized $H_2 O$.
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