Why does water boil at 70 degrees on Mt. Everest?


The boiling point of water at standard elevation is 100 degrees C. The boiling point decreases 1 degree every 285m of elevation. Mt Everest rises 8,848 m. The pressure causes the boiling point of water to lower to 69 degrees C. AnswerParty on!

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