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the temperature at 3am was -17.3F
by noon the temperature was -17.8F.
at what time was it the coldest?
i said -17.8F
is that right?

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sam is 5/8" taller than jackie.
Shelly is 0.7 in taller than Jackie. who is the tallest?

i guessed is it Jackier ?

  • math compare -

    yes

    5/8 = .625 which is less than .7 so Shelly is tallest

  • math compare -

    sorry yes jackie .7 tallest.

    my dad is
    confusing me he said -17.3F is coldest rather than -17.8F

    i just want you to reconfirm i think
    -17.8F is the coldest at noon?

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