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Inquiry into Physics

8th Edition
Ostdiek
ISBN: 9781337515863
Textbook Problem

(¦ Indicates a review question, which means it requires only a basic understanding of the material to answer. Questions without this designation typically require integrating or extending the concepts presented thus far.)

The Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales agree atDo the Fahrenheit and Kelvin temperature scales ever agree? How about the Celsius and Kelvin scales?

To determine

Whether Fahrenheit and Kelvin temperature scales agree and also the same for Celsius and Kelvin scales.

Explanation

We know that the Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales agree at -40°C

Now we have to find Fahrenheit and Kelvin scales agree at what temperature.

Let at temperature X the numerical value of Fahrenheit and Kelvin scale will agree.

So, we can write tF=1.8T459.67 as

X=1.8X459.67

X1.8X=459.67

0.8X=459

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