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Celsius versus Fahrenheit

  1. You will need a copy of this chart that compares Celsius and Fahrenheit readings on a thermometer.
  2. Challenge your class to figure out the relationship between the two temperature scales based on the given readings.
  3. Based on their algebra experience, you may want to give them some hints.
  4. The relationships are as follows:
    • C=5/9 (F-32)
    • F=(9/5)C+32