p0142 - Solution: From the vapor-pressure table for water,...

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1.42. CHAPTER 1, PROBLEM 42 43 1.42 Chapter 1, Problem 42 Problem: On a mountain-climbing expedition, climbers found that water boiled at 194 o F. What was the atmospheric pressure? Express your answer in atm.
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Unformatted text preview: Solution: From the vapor-pressure table for water, water will boil at 194 o F when the vapor pressure is p v = 10.17 psi. So, p = (10 . 17 psi) X 1 14 . 7 atm psi ~ = 0 . 69 atm...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course AME 309 taught by Professor Phares during the Spring '06 term at USC.

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