# SOLUTION: explain why F = 9 over 5C + 32

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Coordinate-system Question 210315: explain why F = 9 over 5C + 32Found 2 solutions by stanbon, Alan3354:Answer by stanbon(57384)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! explain why F = 9 over 5C + 32 ------------ That equation relates Farenheit and Celcius termperature scoles. ---- Freezing: C = 0 and F = 32 Boiling: C - 100 and F = 212 ----------------------------------- Using those points you get: slope = (212-32)/(100-0) = 180/100 = 9/5 ---------------- Since you have the point (0,32) you have the intercept ----- So the equation is F = (9/5)C + 32 ============================================== Cheers, Stan H. Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!http://david.swaim.com/tempconv.htm