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xoF = (nx)oC (Posted on 2012-12-31) Difficulty: 3 of 5
If x degrees Fahrenheit = nx degrees Celsius, where each of n and x is a nonzero integer, determine all values of n and x for which this is possible.

Keeping all the other conditions unaltered, how about:
x degrees Celsius = nx degrees Fahrenheit?

Note:
Fahrenheit to Celsius:
oC= 5*(oF - 32)/9

Celsius to Fahrenheit :
oF= (C*9/5) + 32

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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re(2): Baby, it's warm outside (spoiler) | Comment 5 of 7 |
(In reply to re: Baby, it's warm outside (spoiler) by Ady TZIDON)

Oh, right you are, Ady.  I guess I was a little dyslexic.  I misread the problem to say that it the n and x had to be positive.  It turns out, all it said was that n and x had to be possible


I'll post a fuller analytical answer later, unless somebody finishes my work first.

  Posted by Steve Herman on 2012-12-31 15:34:32
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