What effect does the atmospheric pressure have on the boiling point of a liquid?

Answer Boiling point is directly proportional to atmospheric pressure. As atmospheric pressure increases, boiling point increases. As atmospheric pressure decreases, boiling point decreases. At higher alt... Read More »

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How does barometric pressure differ from atmospheric pressure?

Barometric pressure is another name for atmospheric pressure and both terms are often used interchangeably. The terms describe the weight of earth's atmosphere, which averages 14.7 pounds per squar... Read More »

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What does a falling barometric reading atmospheric pressure indicate?

A falling barometric pressure denotes a decrease in the atmospheric pressure over an area. In some climates, the decrease in atmospheric pressure may correlate to developing storms, but the Nationa... Read More »