Posted by **Ashely** on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 5:28pm.

To convert a temperature in degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit multiply the Celsius temperature by 9/5 and then add 32 F Is a temperature in degrees Celsius proportional to its equivalent temperature in degrees Fahrenheit.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 5:54pm
no, the adding/subtracting of the constant 32 "wrecks" the proportional property,

that is, we cannot set it up as a ratio of the form

a/b = c/d

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**beth**, Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 5:57pm
thanks

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