Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 1 - Sections 1.1-1.8 - Exercises - Review Questions: 21

Answer

The three common temperature scales are: 1. Kelvin $(K)$ 2. Celsius $(C^{o})$ 3. Fahrenheit $(F^{o})$ Yes, the size of a degree differs among them.

Work Step by Step

The size of degree and scale of each is different. At $0^{o}C$ you see the freezing point of water, but at $0K$ you see absolute zero. Note that a degree symbol $(^{o})$ is not used for Kelvin measurements.
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