Cooking times can vary because of egg size and type or even water content. Each microwave wattage, strength and times are different . that is why we used increments to make this educational comedic demonstration a lot safer for us. we always use safety and wear protective gear when working with hot food. we also noticed in our experiment that giving more time than needed can damage the egg or appliance it can also cause a mess and can cause serious injury. that is why Any reliance you place on such information on this content is therefore strictly at your own risk.