Fahrenheit
a measure of temperature used in the U.S.A. and in older literature. Abbreviated as F. The conversion is ºF
(ºC x 9/5) + 32 and ºC
(ºF - 32) x 5/9. Usually presented as ºF (or ºC) but strictly 3ºF is an actual temperature while 3Fº is a range of three degrees. Water freezes at 32°F and boils at 212°F

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