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Should the US adopt the Celsius unit of temperature?

 
 
ehBeth
 
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Reply Fri 2 Feb, 2018 10:25 am
https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/16507862_1239327889447573_1425064526763657773_n.jpg?oh=9123f9a8288e8aaab4a1c8d2f0db432e&oe=5AD7E5A1
farmerman
 
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Reply Fri 2 Feb, 2018 10:38 am
@ehBeth,
I gotta make that into a wall chart. HEE HEE HEEE.

ehBeth
 
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Reply Fri 2 Feb, 2018 10:41 am
@farmerman,
the only one that's really really wrong is bbq's

my ex bbq's til it's -30C
TomTomBinks
 
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Reply Fri 2 Feb, 2018 05:55 pm
@ehBeth,
At what temperature do you think the Buffalo Sabres might win the Cup?
ehBeth
 
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Reply Fri 2 Feb, 2018 06:07 pm
@TomTomBinks,
2 degrees before the Leafs Smile
TomTomBinks
 
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Reply Fri 2 Feb, 2018 06:09 pm
@ehBeth,
Laughing Laughing
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tsarstepan
 
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Reply Fri 2 Nov, 2018 08:47 am
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coluber2001
 
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Reply Fri 2 Nov, 2018 02:01 pm
@BillW,
I sort of wish I were bilingual in Fahrenheit and centigrade. It's such a pain when I read the temperature in Centigrade and then have to multiply the temperature by 9/5 and add 32. I don't always have a calculator at hand. At least with measurements of length in centimeters I can quickly multiply by 5/2 to get an approximation in inches, but converting Celsius to Fahrenheit is a pain.
chai2
 
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Reply Fri 2 Nov, 2018 05:52 pm
@coluber2001,
9/5 is 1.8, so call it 2. when you get the result, subtract maybe 3 degrees if it's cold, or 6 degress if it's hot.

Unless of course you need it to be exact for some reason.
farmerman
 
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Reply Fri 2 Nov, 2018 09:37 pm
@chai2,
its easier if it becomes a second language rather than converting. In science we use the cgs system mostly, in geology we usecgs, English, AND mining measure. (chains n radians rather than feet and degrees). We also use Kelvin a lot but that I need to convert cause its for really hot earth core recipes of iron silica melts.
I go back and foprth in cgs an English as if when you can think in nother language.

If youre not in chem /physics/geophysics/ or ecology/microbio You have no need to take up a temperature language or dealing back and forth in mass v weight ,or mg/L v ppm or degrees v % of a circle in radians
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