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Adding and Subtracting Negative Integers as Temperatures [01/08/2004]
If it's -20 degrees outside and it decreases 3 degrees what temperature is it? I know the answer is -23 degrees but it seems like it should be -17 degrees.

Converting Celsius to Fahrenheit and Why It Works [04/03/2004]
What are the Fahrenheit and Celsius patterns that will help me predict Fahrenheit temperature based on the Celsius temperature?

Converting Fahrenheit to Celsius [2/24/1995]
I was wondering if you could tell me how to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius.

Doubling Zero? [02/13/2007]
I have a student who asked, 'What is twice as cold as zero?'

Judging Fahrenheit and Celsius Temperatures [03/31/2004]
I have a hard time deciding if a temperature would be hot or cold. For example, here's a question from our math text book: You decide to wear a jacket outside. What is the temperature most likely to be? 23C, 54F, 98F, or 98C.

Origins of Celsius and Fahrenheit [03/31/2002]
Who invented Celsius and Fahrenheit?

Spaces and the Number Line [02/26/2003]
If you say, 'How many degrees are there between -2 and 4?' would you count the 0 degrees and answer 7 degrees or would you not count the nought and answer 6 degrees?

Twice as Cold as Zero [04/28/1999]
What is the temperature if it's twice as cold (or warm) as zero degrees?

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