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.

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 »

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.

How to Boil Water?

You think boiling water is easy, right? You just heat the water until it starts bubbling. But there's a little bit more to it than that, especially if you want to be a precise and most excellent cook.