Hwk1A - ◦ F on The next day the temperature plummeted...

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PHYS 153 Homework 1A Problem 1 Two beakers of water, A and B, initially are at the same temperature. The temperature of the water in beaker A is increased 10 F, and the temperature of the water in beaker B is increased 10 K. After these temperature changes, which beaker of water has the higher temperature? Explain. Problem 2 The lowest and highest natural temperatures ever recorded on earth are - 127 F in Antarc- tica and 136 F in Libya. What are these temperatures in C and in K? Problem 3 (a) On January 22, 1943, the temperature in Spearfish, South Dakota, rose from - 4 . 0 F to 45 . 0 F in just 2 minutes. What was the temperature change in Celsius degree? (b) The temperature in Browning, Montana, was 44
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Unformatted text preview: . ◦ F on January 23, 1916. The next day the temperature plummeted to-56 ◦ C. What was the temperature change in Celsius degree? Problem 4 (a) Calculate the one temperature at which Fahrenheit and Celsius thermometers agree with each other. (b) Calculate the one temperature at which Fahrenheit and Kelvin thermometers agree with each other. 1 - 1 Problem 5 A gas thermometer registers an absolute pressure corresponding to 325 mm of mercury when in contact with water at the triple point. What pressure does it read when in contact with water at the normal boiling point? 1 - 2...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course PHYS 153 taught by Professor Measday during the Winter '08 term at UBC.

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Hwk1A - ◦ F on The next day the temperature plummeted...

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