# Math

posted by Isaac

The temperature at the top of Mt. Washington one morning was -10 degrees Fahrenheit. With the conversion formula C=5/9(F-32). What was the temperature in degrees Celsius (to the nearest degree)?

1. Reiny

just plug it in

C = (5/9)(-10-32)
= (5/9)(-42) = -23.333... or appr -23°

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