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Why Does Boiling Water in Oven Take Higher Temperature Than Stove?

westes | Jun 26, 202103:26 AM     165

I am boiling water in a decent quality saucepan that is three-ply, with thick sidewalls. The pan will bring water to boil on a low-end induction plate set to 275F. But if I put the same pan with water into an oven, I have to set the oven at 450F to get to a boil. Can someone explain the physics of ovens and why the oven requires so much higher temperature to achieve the same result as the induction plate?

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