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    Relations vs Functions and Celsius-Fahrenheit Temperature Conversion

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    In the real world, what might be a situation where it is preferable for the data to form a relation but not a function?

    There is a formula that converts temperature in degrees Celsius to temperature in degrees Fahrenheit. If we use the following data points:

    Fahrenheit Celsius
    Freezing point of water 32 0
    Boiling point of water 212 100

    Whas is the linear equation that expresses temperature in degrees Fahrenheit as a function of temperature in degrees Celsius?
    What is the linear equation that expresses temperature in degrees Celsius as a function of temperature in degrees Fahrenheit.
    How do the graphs of these two functions differ?

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    1. In the real world, if an input data results in multiple output data, then to form a relation is more preferable than to form a function.

    2. Let F denote the ...

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    Relations vs Functions and Celsius-Fahrenheit Temperature Conversion are discussed.

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