NRICH: Temperature

Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same? 

Temperature is often measured in degrees Celsius,C, or degrees Fahrenheit,F.

The freezing point of water is 0C and 32F.
The boiling point of water is 100C and 212F.

Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?

Can you describe a way of converting Fahrenheit readings into Celsius?

Can you describe a way of converting Celsius readings into Fahrenheit?

Age 11 to 14


Algebra & Pre-Algebra, Equations, Measurement & Time
Middle School, High School, Educator

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