# Please 3

Please help; I'm lost! I'm calculating the difference between two Fahrenheit degrees 55°F - 37°F = 18 °F

Now, if I converted the degrees Fahrenheit to Celsius before subtracting, then we get 12.78°C - 2.78 =10°C. How is that possible when 18°F does not equal 10°C? Could you please explain?

Now, if I converted the degrees Fahrenheit to Celsius before subtracting, then we get 12.78°C - 2.78 =10°C. How is that possible when 18°F does not equal 10°C? Could you please explain?

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**Meloun**

For temperature intervals rather than specific temperatures, 1 °F = 5/9 °C

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