Problem: Gallium is a solid metal at room temperature but melts into a liquid in your hand. The melting point of gallium is 85.6 oF.What is this temperature on the Celsius scale?

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Recall that the conversion from Celsius to Fahrenheit is given by:

$\overline{){°}{\mathrm{F}}{=}{1}{.}{8}{\left(}{°}{\mathrm{C}}{\right)}{+}{32}}$

Converting 85.6 oF to Celcius:

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Gallium is a solid metal at room temperature but melts into a liquid in your hand. The melting point of gallium is 85.6 oF.

What is this temperature on the Celsius scale?

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