Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Formulas and Percent - 1.2 Exercises - Page 62: 42


$-50^{o}$ C

Work Step by Step

In order to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius, we use the formula: $C=\displaystyle \frac{5}{9}(F-32)$ We plug in $-58$ for $F$: $C=\displaystyle \frac{5}{9}(-58-32)$ $=\frac{5}{9}(-90)$ $=5*-10$ $=-50^{o}$ C
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