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Problem: What is the boiling point water at the top of Mt Everest?The atmospheric pressure is 0.54 atm. The thermodynamic table of water at 25°C is shown below.SubstanceΔH°f (kJ/mol)S° (J/mol K)ΔG°fH2O(l)-285.870.0-237.1H2O(g)-241.8188.8-228.6

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We will use the Clausius Clapeyron Equation

ln(P2P1) = -HR(1T2 - 1T1)


We are going to do the following steps:

Step 1: Calculate ΔH

Step 2: Calculate for boiling point


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What is the boiling point water at the top of Mt Everest?

The atmospheric pressure is 0.54 atm. The thermodynamic table of water at 25°C is shown below.

SubstanceΔH°f (kJ/mol)S° (J/mol K)ΔG°f
H2O(l)-285.870.0-237.1
H2O(g)-241.8188.8-228.6

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