Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 6 - Algebra: Equations and Inequalities - 6.1 Algebraic Expressions and Formulas - Exercise Set 6.1: 36

Answer

30° C

Work Step by Step

86° F Given formula C = $\frac{5}{9}$(F-32) Step 1: Substitute the value of F=86 in the given expression C = $\frac{5}{9}$(86-32) Step2: Solve the bracket (86-32) C = $\frac{5}{9}$(54) Step 3: Divide 54 by 9 and multiply the result with 5 C = 5(6) C = 30 Therefore the result is 30° C
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