Salt, water, and boiling points
Name: Conchi Gloss
When salt is added to water will the salt make the water boil faster?
Just the opposite: salty water boils at a HIGHER temperature, so you
might say that it boils slower. Salt water also freezes at a lower temperature
than pure water.
No, just the opposite. Salt water boils at a higher temperature than
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Update: June 2012