Question

chem 1210

Equal masses of liquid water and liquid ethanol at room temperature are placed in separate, identical beakers. If the two beakers are heated at the same rate, based on the information given below, will ethanol or water reach its boiling point first?

Ethanol: c = 2.51 J/gºC, BP = 78ºC Water: c = 4.184 J/gºC