If a non-human civilization were to develop on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, its scientists might well develop a temperature scale based on the properties of methane, which is much more abundant on the surface than water. Methane freezes at -182.6°C on Titan, and boils at -155.2°C. Taking the boiling point of methane as 100.0°M (degrees Methane) and its freezing point as 0°M, what temperature on the Methane scale corresponds to the absolute zero point of the Kelvin scale? Celsius scale Methane scale Boiling point of methane -155.2 °C- - +100.0 °M Ice point of methane -182.6 °C - -0 °M Absolute zero -273.15 °C- - ? °M

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If a non-human civilization were to develop on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, its scientists might well develop a temperature scale
based on the properties of methane, which is much more abundant on the surface than water. Methane freezes at -182.6°C on
Titan, and boils at -155.2°C. Taking the boiling point of methane as 100.0°M (degrees Methane) and its freezing point as 0°M, what
temperature on the Methane scale corresponds to the absolute zero point of the Kelvin scale?
Celsius scale
Methane scale
Boiling point
of methane
-155.2 °C-
- +100.0 °M
Ice point
of methane
-182.6 °C -
-0 °M
Absolute zero
-273.15 °C-
- ? °M
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If a non-human civilization were to develop on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, its scientists might well develop a temperature scale based on the properties of methane, which is much more abundant on the surface than water. Methane freezes at -182.6°C on Titan, and boils at -155.2°C. Taking the boiling point of methane as 100.0°M (degrees Methane) and its freezing point as 0°M, what temperature on the Methane scale corresponds to the absolute zero point of the Kelvin scale? Celsius scale Methane scale Boiling point of methane -155.2 °C- - +100.0 °M Ice point of methane -182.6 °C - -0 °M Absolute zero -273.15 °C- - ? °M

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