A-2
Appendix A
The Metric System
–40
–40
–30
–20
–10
0
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110
–30
–20
–10
0
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Fahrenheit
Fahrenheit and Celsius scales compared
Human body temperature 98.6
°
F
Celsius
Water boils 212
°
F
Room temperature 72
°
F
Water freezes 32
°
F
–40
°
F
Pasteurization of milk 160
°
F
37
°
C Human body temperature
100
°
C Water boils
22
°
C Room temperature
To convert temperature scales:
°
C
5(
°
F – 32)
9
°
F
K
°
C + 273
=
=
=
0
°
C Water freezes
–40
°
C
71
°
C Pasteurization of milk
9(
°
C)
+ 32
5
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