Boiling point/freezing point

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If a temperature scale were based on the freezing point (5.5 C) and boiling point (80.1 C) of benzene and the temperature difference between these points was divided into 50 units (called X), what would be the freezing and boiling points of water in X?


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Borek
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It is about converting between different temperature scales. You are told how the new scale is constructed - its zero is at 5.5 deg C, there are 50 X between 5.5 and 80.1 deg C. You have to find out a way of converting between deg C and X, just like you convert between F and C.
 

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