Posted by **chris** on Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 11:54am.

Need help with algebra question

If c= 5/9 (F-32)and F is 77 then what is c the 5/9 reprsents a fraction, I am no good in algebra and need help how to get the answer and the problem, thanks

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 11:56am
Subtract 32 from 77 and then multiply by 5/9 (multiply by 5 and divide by 9).

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 11:57am
first, what is F-32, then multiply it by five, then from that result divide by 9.

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 12:00pm
77-32 = 45

5/9 * 45 = 225/9 = 25

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