Why is hot water more effective than cold when washing your hands, if the water isnt hot enough to kill bacteria?

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Why is hot water more effective than cold when washing your hands, if the water isnt hot enough to kill bacteria?

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Most things are more soluble in warmer water. The stuff you want to remove from your hands dissolves in the water, and is also dissolved by the soap.

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