Problem: What borderline in a phase diagram will have the steepest slope?A. solid-gas B. solid-liquid C. liquid-gas D. vapor-solid E. cannot determine

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For this problem, we are being asked to determine what borderline has the steepest slope in a phase diagram

Recall that in a phase diagram, the x-axis is temperature and y-axis is pressure

To have a steep slope, we must determine which line has a higher change in y-axis as x-axis increases. Here's an example of a phase diagram

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What borderline in a phase diagram will have the steepest slope?

A. solid-gas 

B. solid-liquid 

C. liquid-gas 

D. vapor-solid 

E. cannot determine

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