The liquid boils at 82°C. It is clear and colorless so it is suggested that it is just water. Do you think it might be?
When we quote a boiling point, we quote the conditions of pressure and temperature when the vapour pressure of a liquid is equal to the ambient pressure, and bubbles of vapour form directly in the liquid. The
The normal boiling point is a characteristic property of a liquid. That of water is
The boiling point of
In an organic lab, the confirmatory tests would be to make a few derivatives of the presumed