math
posted by Jada .
The air temperature drops from 24 F 2 F in 15 minutes. What is the change in temperature? Write a number sentence to.

It's either degrees
24  2 = 22
or
24  (2) = 26 degrees 
I don't get it. :(

Study this site.
http://www.mathsisfun.com/positivenegativeintegers.html
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Math
The question is: The freezing point of helium is 272 degrees celsius. The original temperature of a sample of helium is 3 degrees celsius. a.How much must the temperature change to ensure that helium freezes? 
meterology/lab
Assuming that the air temperature drops 6.5 Celsius degrees per 1000 m, compute the temperature at the tropopause if the sealevel air temperature is 15 C and the altitude of the tropopause is 11 km. 
math
Assuming that the air temperature drops 6.5 Celsius degrees per 1000 m, compute the temperature at the tropopause if the sealevel air temperature is 15 C and the altitude of the tropopause is 11 km. (round to the nearest tenth) 
math
Assuming that the air temperature drops 6.5 Celsius degrees per 1000 m, compute the temperature at the tropopause if the sealevel air temperature is 15 °C and the altitude of the tropopause is 11 km. Answer: _____ °C (Round to the … 
physics
the temperature of a body falls from 30C to 20C in 5 minutes. The air temperature is 13C. Find the temperature after a further 5 minutes. 
Math
on a day when the air temperature is 34 degrees celsius, a can of soft drink is taken from the fridge at a temperature of 4 degrees celsius at 2pm. Thereafter the temperature of the can satisfies the differential equation; dT/dt=0.1(34T), … 
math
The temperature in a room is changing at a steady rate. If x is the number of minutes since noon, the temperature was 4° C when x = 3 minutes and the temperature was 6° C when x = 5 minutes. Find the rate of change in temperature … 
Physics
On a beautiful baseball day with air temperature of 200 C, a pitcher throws a 0.142 kg baseball at 51 m/s towards home plate. As it travels 19.4 m, the ball slows down to a speed of 36 m/s because of air resistance. Calculate the change … 
Physics
On a beautiful baseball day with air temperature of 200 C, a pitcher throws a 0.142 kg baseball at 49 m/s towards home plate. As it travels 19.4 m, the ball slows down to a speed of 36 m/s because of air resistance. Calculate the change … 
Math
if the temperature starts at 0°f and drops 2 degrees an hour, how many hours would it take it to reach 8 °f?