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Better yet, don't convert at all. Just learn to use Celsius: 0 is freezing,
100 is boiling, under 10 is chilly, 20 is comfortable, 30 or above is
5 is definite jacket weather, 13 is maybe shirtsleeves, depending on what
you are used to, how tough you are, and the wind.
Mike -dot- huber -at- software -dot- rockwell -dot- com
Grammar and spelling are tools to be used in moderation.
So is math.
From: Peter Brown [SMTP:pbrown -at- mks -dot- com]
Janice Gelb wrote:
> LaVonna Funkhouser writes:
> > * If you (like me) have problems converting temperatures from Celcius
> > to Farhenheit, become familiar with a conversion chart. (Note:
> > Temperatures this week range from 5 to 13.)
> Here's a tip from my stint living in Israel -- for quick conversion
> from Celsius to Fahrenheit, double the Celsuis temperature and add
> 30. It gets you very close.
In the interests of nitpicking, the even-more accurate formula is
multiply the Celsius temperature by 1.8 (or 9/5, whatever is easier) and
add 32 to get Fahrenheit.