# You measure the temperature of a substance in a chemistry lab at 32°F. What is the temperature in degrees Celsius?

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#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The conversion from Fahrenheit to Celsius is given below by any one of the equations:

T(°C) = (T(°F) - 32) × 5/9

or

T(°C) = (T(°F) - 32) / (9/5)

or

T(°C) = (T(°F) - 32) / 1.8

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A few common ones are:

#### Answer:

The temperature is

#### Explanation:

The freezing point of water in

The boiling point of water in

The boiling point of water in

This makes for a ratio of

To Convert from degrees F to degree C. Subtract 32 the difference between the starting points of F and C. Then multiple by the ratio of

so