College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 10 - Temperature and Kinetic Theory - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Exercises - Page 383: 17


a). $K=0.555F+255.2$ b). $300K$ is lower.

Work Step by Step

a). $K=C+273$ Also, $F=1.8C+32=1.8(K-273)+32=1.8K-459.4$ Therefore, $K=0.555F+255.2$ b). When $F=300$ then, $K=0.555\times300+255.2=421.7$ which is greater than $300K$ So, $300K$ is lower.
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