Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Measurement - 9.3 Measuring Weight and Temperature - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 9

Answer

The original statement is false. The correct statement is the following: The formula $F = \frac{9}{5}~C+32$ is used to convert from Celsius to Fahrenheit.

Work Step by Step

The original statement is false. $F = \frac{9}{5}~C+32$ When we know the temperature $C$ in Celsius, we can use this equation to convert to the temperature $F$ in Fahrenheit. The correct statement is the following: The formula $F = \frac{9}{5}~C+32$ is used to convert from Celsius to Fahrenheit.
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