You have two same pots of water. The water in the first pot is at 40°F. The water in the second pot is at 40°C. If we turn on the both pots simultaneously which one will boil faster and why?
Is this question really being asked at A level? If it is, it should not be. Clearly, the pot of water at
I am old enough to remember the Fahrenheit scale. For some reason the freezing point of water was set at
Of course the States still uses the Fahrenheit scale, and I realize that conversions between the Fahrenheit scale and Celsius scales are important. In the laboratory, however, the use of feet, inches, pounds, degrees Fahrenheit would be very rare.