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The function C = (5/9)(F - 32) expresses the Celsius temperature as a function of the Fahrenheit temperature. Find the inverse function. What is it used for?

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    C = ( 5 / 9 ) ( F - 32 ) Multiply both sides by 9

    9 C = 5 ( F - 32 ) Divide both sides by 5

    ( 9 / 5 ) C = F - 32 Add 32 to both sides

    ( 9 / 5 ) C + 32 = F - 32 + 32

    ( 9 / 5 ) C + 32 = F


    F = ( 9 / 5 ) C + 32

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