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Temperature

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

 

Temperature is often measured in degrees Celsius,$^\circ C$, or degrees Fahrenheit,$^\circ F$.
 
The freezing point of water is $0^\circ$C and $32^\circ$F.
The boiling point of water is $100^\circ$C and $212^\circ$F.
 
Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same? 

Can you describe a way of converting Fahrenheit readings into Celsius?

Can you describe a way of converting Celsius readings into Fahrenheit?

 

An extension challenge:


Scientists often use the Kelvin scale of temperature, where the freezing point of water is $273.15^\circ K$ and the boiling point of water is $373.15^\circ K$. 
 
Is there a temperature at which Kelvin and Fahrenheit readings are the same?
Is there a temperature at which Kelvin and Celsius readings are the same?
 
Can you describe ways of converting Kelvin readings into Fahrenheit and Celsius readings?
 

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