Problem: Acetone, which is used as a solvent and as a reactant in the manufacture of Plexiglas, boils at 56.1°C. What is the boiling point in degrees Fahrenheit?

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We’re being asked to convert the boiling point of Acetone (56.1oC) from Celsius to Fahrenheit


Recall that the conversion from Celsius to Fahrenheit is given by:


°F=1.8(°C)+32


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Acetone, which is used as a solvent and as a reactant in the manufacture of Plexiglas, boils at 56.1°C. What is the boiling point in degrees Fahrenheit?

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