Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Formulas and Percent - 1.2 Exercises: 17

Answer

$C=\dfrac{5(F-32)}{9}$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, in terms of $ C ,$ the given formula, $ F=\dfrac{9}{5}C+32 ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} F-32=\dfrac{9}{5}C \\\\ 5(F-32)=9C \\\\ \dfrac{5(F-32)}{9}=C \\\\ C=\dfrac{5(F-32)}{9} .\end{array}
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