# To convert a temperature in degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit, multiply the Celsius temperature by #9/5# and then add #32^o#. ls a temperature in degrees Celsius proportional to its equivalent temperature in degrees Fahrenheit?

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Nov 25, 2016

#### Answer:

No, a Celsius temperature is not proportional to its equivalent Fahrenheit temperature.

#### Explanation:

The formula is

In mathematics, a direct proportion has the form

where

If the formula had been

it would have been a direct proportion.

However, the addition of the