Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 16 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 299: 3


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We know that the Celsius and Kelvin scales have the same size degree; the only difference is that the Kelvin scale is shifted by 273.15 degrees. Similarly, a change in one degree Fahrenheit corresponds to a one degree change on the Rankin scale. However, these degree changes are smaller than a change of one degree on the Celsius and Kelvin scales.
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