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Water boils at sea level at 100 Degrees Celsius. The boiling point of water decreases 5 degrees Celsius for every mile above sea level. Santa Fe, New Mexico is at 7200 feet above sea level. At about what point does water boil in Santa Fe,New Mexico?

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1 miles = 5280 feet

7200 / 5280 = 1.3636

7200 feet = 1.3636 miles

5 ° C * 1.3636 = 6.818 ° C

100 ° C - 6.818 ° C = 93.182° C

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