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# Solved: Hydrothermal vents are openings in the ocean floor

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## Solution for problem 30DQ Chapter 18

University Physics | 13th Edition

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Problem 30DQ

Hydrothermal vents are openings in the ocean floor that discharge very hot water. The water emerging from one such vent off the Oregon coast, 2400 m below the surface, is at 279o C. Despite its high temperature, the water doesn’t boil. Why not?

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If pressure is reduced, the molecules i the vapor pressure must move slower, so the bubbles collapse and decrease the vapor.Pressure boiling does not occur until the vapor pressure...

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