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Subject: Will water boil faster on a stove-using hot water?

Date: Fri May 28 06:37:57 1999
Posted by Terry McBride
Grade level: grad (science) School: No school entered.
City: Houston State/Province: Tx Country: USA
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 927891477.Ch

If you start out with a cold pot in both cases-will water boil faster using hot 
water or cold.  For some reason, when I was in high school I was taught that it 
didn't matter, it took the same amount of time.  But in a microwave hot water 
boiled faster.

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