Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.5 Metric - U.S. Measurement Conversions and Temperature - 7.5 Exercises - Page 515: 38


(a) The Junior bag can be used at temperatures beginning at 41 degrees Fahrenheit. (b) The liner is designed for 32-59 degrees Fahrenheit.

Work Step by Step

(a) Use the formula to convert 5C. $F=\frac{9\times C}{5}+32$ $\frac{9\times5}{5}+32=\frac{45}{5}+32=9+32=41F$ (b) 0C is 32F. Use the formula to convert 15C. $F=\frac{9\times C}{5}+32$ $\frac{9\times15}{5}+32=\frac{135}{5}+32=27+32=59F$
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