# Question #c1e30

Oct 26, 2016

The temperature at 3 AM would of been -7 degrees.

#### Explanation:

The equation for this problem can be written as:

$n = o - 5 t$ where $n$ is the new temperature, $o$ is the old temperature and $t$ is the time in hours.

Therefore, substituting in what we now the equation will read:
$n = 8 - \left(5 \cdot 3\right)$

$n = 8 - 15$

$n = - 7$