Does salt help water boil?

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Yes. If you add a solute (salt) to a solvent (water), then the addition of salt will cause the water's boiling point to increase.

Robin Howard

Salt added to water makes the water boil at a higher temperature, reducing cooking time. (It does not make the water boil faster.)

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