# While vacationing in Europe, you feel sick and are told that you have a temperature of 40.2 C. What is your temperature in degrees Fahrenheit?

Feb 1, 2017

You could be in Canada or in Australia too..........or in Asia or Africa, which have also adopted $\text{centigrade scale}$

#### Explanation:

Such a temperature is $104.4$ ""^@F. You would be rushed to hospital, because you would be at death's door. There are any number of $\text{Celsius to Fahrenheit}$ converters on the web.

Feb 1, 2017

$F = 9 \frac{C}{5} + 32$
$F = 9 \cdot \frac{40.2}{5} + 32$
$F = 104.4$