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200°C

Explanation:

Given,

Pressure at ice point, Pice , is 80 cm of Hg

Pressure at steam point, Psteam, is 90cm of Hg

Pressure of wax bath, P, is 100cm of Hg

Formula used

We have the relation between Pressure and temperature of a constant volume gas thermometer as

This can be written as

Where,

Pice =Pressure at ice point=80cm of Hg

Psteam= Pressure at steam point = 90cm of Hg,

P=Pressure of wax bath=100cm of Hg,

Tice=Ice point temperature= 0°C,

Tsteam= Steam point temperature=100°C

T=?

Putting the given values in the above equation results,

(Ans.)

The temperature of the wax bath is 200° C

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