Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.5 Metric - U.S. Measurement Conversions and Temperature - 7.5 Exercises: 35

Answer

58 °C

Work Step by Step

Given the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth was 136 °F at El Azizia, Libya, in 1922 To find temperature in Celsius 136 °F C = (5 (F-32))/9 = (5 (136-32))/9 = (5(104))/9 = 520/9 = 57.77 136 °F = 58 °C (rounded) Therefore the temperature in Celsius is 58 °C
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