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 Why do people boil water?

Answer I'm going to assume that you aren't looking for the answer "to cook in it". People boil water to kill bacteria.
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Why do people boil water when someone is having a baby?

The real reason... There really is no other reason than to give the father (or other fretting participants) something to do. It is a device to get them out of the room to minimize stress.
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Does salt water or pure water boil the fastest?

Pure water boils faster. The presence of a salt lowers the vapor pressure of salt water compared with pure water, so more heat energy is required to vaporize its molecules.References:Sciencebase: S... Read More »
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Should you use hot water to boil water?

You should not use hot water to boil water because if your home has any lead in the plumbing, the lead can enter the hot water from the pipes more so than through cold water. Additionally, you shou... Read More »
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How do you boil water?

1. Eat a can of beans.2. Fill your tub with water and get in.3. Wait for the bubbles--that means the water is boiling.
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