Problem: A liquid boils when its A)      vapor pressure is exactly 1 atmosphere. B)      vapor pressure is equal to, or greater than, the external pressure pushing on it. C)      temperature is equal to 273 K (standard temperature). D)      temperature is greater than room temperature.

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A liquid boils when its

A)      vapor pressure is exactly 1 atmosphere.

B)      vapor pressure is equal to, or greater than, the external pressure pushing on it.

C)      temperature is equal to 273 K (standard temperature).

D)      temperature is greater than room temperature.