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More on Gas Laws

How can pressure be increased?
by increasing the applied force or by decreasing the area over which the force is applied
T/F In a gas or liquid force acts in all directions equally and pressure acts in a given direction.
pressure acts in all directions equally and force acts in a given direction
What is 1bar of pressure equal to?
If the atmospheric pressure is lower, then what happens to the boiling point?
it is lowered
What is the amount of heat in calories
required to vaporize 1 gram of liquid?
Latent heat vaporization
What is the temperature that gas can't be liquified no matter how much pressure is applied?
critical temperature
critical temp of H20 is 374 degrees celsius at 217 atmospheres