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Convert 38degrees F to degrees celsius. If necessary, round your answer to the nearest tenth of a degree. Here are the formulas. C=5/9(F-32) F=9/5 C+32

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  1. amistre64
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    what is 38-32?

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  2. Taisha_Casseus
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    6

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  3. liliy
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    plug in the f which is 38 . intot he first equation:

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  4. amistre64
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    good, and 6*5?

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  5. amistre64
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    liliy has a typo

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  6. liliy
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    ooopppss! thanks

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  7. liliy
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    5/9(38-32)

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  8. Taisha_Casseus
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    30

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  9. amistre64
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    good, and the last part is 30/9 = C; whats 30/9?

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  10. Taisha_Casseus
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    3.3

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  11. amistre64
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    ill trust you on that one

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  12. Taisha_Casseus
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    lol so the answer is ? 3.3?

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  13. amistre64
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    yep

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  14. Taisha_Casseus
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    Omg! that was easy, Thank yu

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  15. amistre64
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    yw :)

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  16. Taisha_Casseus
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    Whats 17.7 rounded to the nearest tenth of a degree?

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  17. liliy
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    .7 is the tenth

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  18. Taisha_Casseus
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    so the answer is 18?

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  19. liliy
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    no , u keep it the decimal . a TENTH is 1/10 of a number. so its the first place after the decimal...

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  20. Taisha_Casseus
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    I don't get it...Please explain?

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  21. liliy
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    the number 17.7 : the 1 is the tens place, 7 is hte ones place, .7 is the TENTHS place. so when it asks for the tenth place, it wants the number up until that place: which owuld be 17.7

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  22. Taisha_Casseus
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    Okay Thank you.. But I just put that in and it says its wrong

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  23. liliy
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    hmmmm.... does it want hte TENs or TENTHs place?

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  24. Taisha_Casseus
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    the tenths place

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  25. liliy
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    that is strange. where are you putting this into?

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  26. Taisha_Casseus
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    a math program for my math class

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  27. liliy
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    well the number after the decimal is the tenths place.

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  28. Taisha_Casseus
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    yes, aren't you suppose to round up because the number is 7?

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  29. liliy
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    but you round to that number.. wats the number after the 7?

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  30. Taisha_Casseus
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    its alot of 7's after

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  31. liliy
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    oh, well then yes, you round up. so your answer should be 17.8

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  32. Taisha_Casseus
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    Nope its wrong...but thank yu anyway...

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  33. liliy
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    oh. well thats awkward. lol sorry

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  34. Taisha_Casseus
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    lOl it said the answer was 147.2

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  35. liliy
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    thats not even possible. F is always a bigger number than C. if F is 38, C is gonna be really small....

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  36. Taisha_Casseus
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    Thats wat Im saying, idk... but this is how it has the formula f=9/5c+32 =9/5(64)+32 =147.2

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    where did it get 64 from????

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  38. Taisha_Casseus
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    i had to convert 64 degrees C to degrees F

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  39. liliy
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    oy vey.

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  40. Taisha_Casseus
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    Idk ma...

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  41. Taisha_Casseus
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    But (64)+32 = 96 so I dn't get it

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  42. liliy
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    but u need to multiply by 9/5

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  43. Taisha_Casseus
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    but that gives me 172.8 or did i do it wrong?

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  44. liliy
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    u did it wrong.... it shoudl be 147.2

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  45. Taisha_Casseus
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    you are right...my bad! I got it now i have to use a scientific calculator

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  46. Taisha_Casseus
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    thank yu btw....

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  47. liliy
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    np.

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