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The boiling temperature always increases when adding salt into water. It looks as if salt was attracting water molecules and preventing them from quitting the liquid. So that it is necessary to overheat the solution to let water molecules get into the vapor phase. I have often made this measurements in class and always found about $\pu{104°C}$.

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I do use my comment above because the meaning of the books is, with little interpretation, clear and the answer is simple and don't require digging in theory of fractional distillation. So it would be pity to let the question unanswered. A mixture as those discussed boils over a range of T in the sense that its boiling point BP depend on its composition. The ...

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