Rishi is surprised when he sees water boiling at 115°C in a container. Give reasons as to why water can boil at the above temperature.
The water boils at the higher temperature because of the reasons are given below:
- The water used by Rishi might be impure. The boiling of a liquid increases with the addition of impurities
- Rishi might have used a container which creates a pressure within. The boiling point of a liquid increases with an increase in pressure.
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Solution Rishi is Surprised When He Sees Water Boiling at 115°C in a Container. Give Reasons as to Why Water Can Boil at the Above Temperature. Concept: Heat - Loss and Gain of Heat Involving Change of State for Fusion Only.