# Fahrenheit to Celsius - examples

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A problem to solve: temperature conversion Fahrenheit Celsius • Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit introduced a temperature scale in 1714 - Fahrenheit originally defined body temperature as a dozen (12) degrees and an ice/water/salt mixture as 0° F. Later, he divided each degree into 8 parts, obtaining 96° F. - He used these measurements as fixed reference points to measure other temperatures. - Later the scale was adjusted slightly. • Used in the USA A problem to solve: temperature conversion Fahrenheit Celsius • Anders Celsius, introduced his own scale of temperatures in 1742 • Celsius (centigrade) scale was designed to have 0 degrees for freezing water and 100 degrees for boiling water. • 0° C = 32° F • 100° C = 212° F • Used in most countries A problem to solve: temperature conversion Fahrenheit Celsius • Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit introduced a temperature scale in 1714 • Anders Celsius , introduced his own scale of temperatures in 1742 • The formula: T[Celsius] = (5/9) ·(T[Fahrenheit] - 32) • We need a conversion table ... zobacz całą notatkę

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