# Question #8f60c

##### 1 Answer

May 18, 2017

#### Answer:

Thermometer Y shows a temperature of 24 °Y.

#### Explanation:

To help us work through this problem, I adapted an image of two common thermometer scales.

Ignore the markings **on** the thermometers and look at the markings **outside** them.

(Adapted from www.tf.uni-kiel.de)

On Thermometer X,

On Thermometer Y,

∴

A temperature of 100 °X is 80 X° above the freezing point of water.

The temperature is 64 Y° above the freezing point of water.

∴ On Thermometer Y,

Hence,