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Subject: How was the Fahrenheit-scale invented?

Date: Thu Mar 4 01:46:18 1999
Posted by Ulrich TRACK
Grade level: undergrad School: university college
City: Wels State/Province: Upper Austria Country: Austria
Area of science: Physics
ID: 920533578.Ph

Due to which circumstances did Mr. Fahrenheit set -17,8C to 0F?
Why did he set 37,78C to 100F?
The Celsius-scale bases upon water, what does the Fahrenheit-
scale base upon?

Re: How was the Fahrenheit-scale invented?

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