Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 17 - Think and Explain: 75

Answer

No, the cooking time is the same.

Work Step by Step

Boiling water, whether it is vigorously boiling or gently boiling, has the same temperature (at a given pressure). When spaghetti is cooked in vigorously boiling water, it moves more, and is less likely to clump together or to stick to the pan - but it takes the same amount of time to cook as it does in gently boiling water.
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