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1.6: Measuring Temperature

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    24127
  • Temperature conversions

    Celsius (C) = (5/9) X (0F –32)

    Fahrenheit (F) = (0C X 1.8) + 32

    1. Obtain a thermometer and record the temperature of the following environments (oC):
          Room temperature
          Ice water temperature
          Skin temperature
    2. Calculate
      Water boils at 212 oF or _______oC
      Body temperature is 37 oC or _______oF
      Water freezes at 32 oF or _______oC