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Why does water have a higher than expected boiling point?

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The greater the forces of attraction, higher the boiling point or the greater the polarity the higher the boiling point. Water having strong molecular forces between water molecules makes the force, this force holds one water molecule to the next.
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There are lots of reasons for the that temperature. One of the things to consider is what is the normal boiling point of water at your elevation. Water boils at 100C at sea level.
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