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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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C = 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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Never underestimate the power of governmental regulation, nor the logic of it.

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