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If the barometric pressure is higher than normal, would the boiling point of a liquid be higher or lower? Explain.

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Boiling point refers to a specific temperature when a liquid changes phase from liquid to gas.  At that point, the molecules of liquid have enough energy to overcome the vapor pressure pushing down upon the liquid and become gas molecules. At or around sea level, the boiling point of water, for example, is 212 degrees F or 100...

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