University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 18 - Thermal Properties of Matter - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 610: Q18.30


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At higher altitude, the boiling point of water is reduced. This lower temperature increases the cooking time of rice that is immersed in boiling water. With more cooking time, more of the water than normal will boil away, so one must also start with more water to ensure that the rice remains covered as the water level drops.
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