Unit 4, Lesson 30# Conversion Between Celsius and Fahrenheit

EngageNY 45 min(s)

Students learn a real-world application of linear equations with respect to the conversion of temperatures from Celsius to Fahrenheit and Fahrenheit to Celsius. If t is a number, what is the degree in Fahrenheit that corresponds to t°C? With this in mind, can we find out what degree in Fahrenheit corresponds to 1°C? We can use the following diagram (double number line) to organize our thinking.