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Chapter 9, Problem 40E
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The warmest temperature ever measured in the United States is 134°F on July 10, 1913, in Death Valley, California. Convert that temperature to Celsius and Kelvin.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The given temperature is to be converted in Celsius and Kelvin.

Concept introduction:

Temperature is defined as the degree or intensity of heat present in a substance that is expressed according to a comparative scale and shown by a thermometer. It is denoted by °Celsius, °Fahrenheit, and by Kelvin also.

Unit conversion is defined as the process in which multiple steps are used to convert the unit of measurement for the same given quantity. It is determined by multiplication with a conversion factor.

The fraction in which numerator and denominator are the same quantities but are determined in different units, is known as a conversion factor.

Explanation of Solution

In United States, the warmest temperature measured is 134°F. The conversion of 134°F into °C is as follows:

The formula used to convert °F into °C is as follows:

(°F32)×5/9=°C

Conversion of °F into °C is as follows:

T=(°F32)×5/9=(134

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