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Homework Help: A little doubt

  1. Mar 25, 2009 #1
    1. A thermometer is calibrated wrongly. At the melting point, it reads -10 degree celsius. At 50 degree celsius, it reads 60 degree celsius. What does the thermometer read at the boiling point?

    2. I think this is logic-based.

    3. I drew a table but got confused.
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  3. Mar 25, 2009 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    Assume that the relationship between temperature and the reading on the thermometer is linear.

  4. Mar 25, 2009 #3
    Sorry i didnt get it still..i tried to draw a table but i got lost in the way..
    Could you please elaborate?
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