Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 13 - Temperature and Kinetic Theory - Problems: 7


The temperature is -40$^{\circ}$. $$-40^{\circ} F=-40^{\circ} C$$

Work Step by Step

Use either formula on page 362, setting the temperature equal to itself. $$\frac{9}{5}(X) + 32 = X $$ $$\frac{4}{5}(X) = -32 $$ $$X = -40 $$ $$-40^{\circ} F=-40^{\circ} C$$
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