Problem: In Breckenridge, Colorado, the typical atmospheric pressure is 520. torr. What is the boiling point of water (ΔHvap = 40.7 kJ/mol) in Breckenridge?

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Use Clasius-Clapeyron where at 100°C, the pressure is 1 atm or 760 torr. Find T2 where P2 is 520 torr

ln P2P1=-HvapR[1T2-1T1]

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In Breckenridge, Colorado, the typical atmospheric pressure is 520. torr. What is the boiling point of water (ΔHvap = 40.7 kJ/mol) in Breckenridge?


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