We are being asked to determine the normal boiling points of the solvent and solution.
Recall that the normal boiling point of a liquid is the temperature at which its vapor pressure is equal to 1 atm.
The following diagram shows the vapor pressure curves of a volatile solvent and a solution of that solvent containing a nonvolatile solute.
What are the normal boiling points of the solvent and the solution?
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