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Posted by **frank** on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 9:40am.

A nurse has to record her temperatures in Celsius but her thermometer reads Fahrenheit. A patient's temperature is 100.7° F. What is the temperature in °C

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**Reiny**, Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 9:53amC = 5/9(F-32)

so

C = 5/9(100.7-32)

= 38.2º

(This is a strange question.

No nurse in a modern medical situation would not have a thermometer that measures in Celsius)

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 10:56amNever underestimate the power of governmental regulation, nor the logic of it.

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