Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 1 - Introduction: Matter and Measurement - Exercises: 1.28c

Answer

204 $^{\circ}$C 478 K

Work Step by Step

This question asks us to convert a measurement in Fahrenheit to both Celsius and Kelvin. To convert to Celsius, we use the formula $^{\circ}$C=($^{\circ}$F-32)$\times$$\frac{5}{9}$. To convert to Kelvin, we use the formula K=($^{\circ}$F+460)$\times$$\frac{5}{9}$. When you use both these formulas with 400 $^{\circ}$F, you get 204 $^{\circ}$C and 478 K
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