It takes five to 10 minutes to boil 6 to 8 cups of water. The water, pot and stove temperatures; the water's salinity; the pot's volume, surface area and conductivity; the altitude; and whether or not a lid is in place affect the amount of time needed to boil water.
According to Elmhurst College, the molecules in a liquid are packed closely together and make random movements, as the molecules slip past each other. As the liquid is heated, the kinetic energy increases, which causes the motion of the molecules to increase. Eventually...
It takes only about 5 minutes to boil a hot dog before it is ready to serve. Boiled hot dogs (also called dirty water dogs) are easy to cook. Experts recommend that hot dogs should only be boiled until plump and not so long that its wrappings tear or burst.
The total time needed to boil eggs is between 20 and30 minutes. Hard-boiled eggs require 12 minutes of cooking time after the water begins to boil.
Boneless chicken breasts without skin take an average of 15 to 20 minutes to boil. Chicken with bone and skins take an average of 30 minutes to boil.
A large egg will be soft-boiled in 4 to 5 minutes, medium-boiled in 6 minutes and hard-boiled in 15 minutes. A medium egg will be soft-boiled in 3 minutes, medium-boiled in 5 minutes and hard-boiled in 12 minutes.
At sea level, water boils at 100 degrees Celsius or 212 degrees Fahrenheit. Altitude and the purity of the water are factors that affect the boiling point.