Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.7 - Temperature and Conversions Between the U.S. and Metric Systems - Exercise Set: 62

Answer

$-\frac{30}{9}\approx-3.3^\circ C$

Work Step by Step

The formula is: $C=(F-32)\times\frac{5}{9}$ where F is the Fahrenheit and C is Celsius. Here: $C=(26-32)\times\frac{5}{9}=\frac{-6\times5}{9}=-\frac{30}{9}\approx-3.3^\circ C$
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