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# Does adding salt to water make it boil faster?

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In short; absolutely not. However, if you wish to read on.........According to the colligative properties of solutions, if you add a solute (salt) to a solvent (water), then the addition of the salt will cause the water's boiling point to increase.

The equation for boiling point elevation is dT = KbM where dT is the temperature change, Kb is the ebullioscopic constant, and M is Molality of the solution. The Molality is equal to the moles of solute (salt) divided by the kilograms of solvent (water). By increasing the amount of moles (amount) of salt, you increase the temperature change.

The Kb of water is 0.512. To raise the boiling point of 1 liter of water (1kg) by 2oC, you would have to add nearly 230 grams of table salt. The amount of salt you add when cooking (such as pasta) doesn't really change the temperature by much at all, its more for flavor.
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# Does salt make water boil faster?

No it does'nt!It makes it go slower. by alshacore

# Does more salt make water boil faster?

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# Why does salt make water boil faster?

.........because it just does make it appear to boil faster by causing disolved gases (air) to be immediately released by the salt taking up the space of the disolved gases an

# Why does salt water boil faster?

When adding salt to water it will boil faster. This occurs because  the presence of salt in the water increased the boiling point.

# What in salt makes water boil faster?

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# Does pure water boil faster with salt added?

  I don't know, but that would be a really good experimate to try.

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Faster. Sodium normally makes the rate of water being boiled speed up miraculous.

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# Will adding salt to water make it boil faster?

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# How much salt do you put in to make the water boil faster?

Adding salt to water will make it take longer for the water to boil. You should wait until the water is already boiling to add salt.