Partially-Miscible Liquids Phase Diagrams: ConcepTest and Example Problem

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A sample problem for partially miscible liquid phase diagrams.

Example Problem 1

One mole of a liquid mixture that is 75% B and 25% A is heated at constant pressure in a piston and cylinder until 0.05 mol of vapor are present. List all phases present, their compositions, and their amounts.