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Homework Help: A change in temp.

  1. Jan 11, 2006 #1
    My professor said yesterday that a change in temperature of 100 degrees Kelvin is equal to a chane of 100 degress Celcius, and finally this was equal to a change of 180 degrees farenhight. why is this correct given the equation F= 9/5C + 32 ?
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  3. Jan 11, 2006 #2

    Doc Al

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    That equation converts a specific temperature from one scale to another. What you want to compare are temperature changes: [itex]\Delta F = 9/5 \Delta C[/itex].
  4. Jan 11, 2006 #3
    thx..that clears it up..and I see why.
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