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Unformatted text preview: heat )-273 degrees Celsius) 8. Where does ice melt on the Kelvin scale? 273 Kelvin 9. What is the temperature at the core of the sun? 15 million Kelvins 10. What mechanical property of a gas does temperature depend on? heat/average kinetic energy of its molecules. 11. Describe how Fahrenheit came up with his temperature scale? Traveled to see how Roemer calibrated his thermometers; multipied everything by 4 to get rid of fractions; shifted them; measured temperature of boiling water then that shifted the body temperature a slight bit....
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- Summer '08