Celcius and Farenheit Scales

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Celsius scale

The Celsius temperature scale is a scale of temperature measurement where the difference of temperatures between freezing points and boiling points is divided into 100 degree, being the freezing point and being the boiling point. 

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Important Questions

At what temperature, the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales will read the same ?

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If a thermometer reads freezing point of water as and boiling point at how much thermometer read when the actual temperature is .

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In terms of Charles' law, explain why - 273  is the lowest possible temperature.

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Two absolute scales and have triple points of water defined to be and . A temperature is measured on these scales as and What is the relation between and ? Given, that triple point of water as .

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In a mercury thermometer, the ice point is marked as and the steam point is marked as . At temperature, what will this thermometer read (in degrees)?

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Absolute zero can be defined as the temperature at which:

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On which of the following scales of temperature, the temperature is never negative

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Assertion

At zero degree Kelvin the volume occupied by a gas is negligible.

Reason

All molecular motion ceases at .

At zero degree Kelvin the volume occupied by a gas is negligible.

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A mercury thermometer is transferred from melting ice to hot liquid.The mercury rises to 9/10 distance between two fixed points. Find the temperature in liquid in Fahrenheit scale

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Suppose that on a linear temperature scale. , water boils at and freezes at . What is a temperature of on the scale? (Approximate water's boiling point as ).

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