MathsGee Answers is Zero-Rated (You do not need data to access) on: Telkom |Dimension Data | Rain | MWEB
First time here? Checkout the FAQs!
Institutions: Global |ALU | Ekurhuleni Libraries | Joburg Libraries | Tshwane Libraries | TUT | UCT | UJ | UNISA | UP | UZ | Wits | Invest in Zim

MathsGee is Zero-Rated (You do not need data to access) on: Telkom |Dimension Data | Rain | MWEB

0 like 0 dislike
The temperature is $-3^{\circ}$C and it increased by $17^{\circ}$C. WHat is the new temperature?
in Mathematics by Diamond (60,604 points) | 85 views

3 Answers

0 like 0 dislike
Best answer


If the temperature is $−3^{\circ}C$ and it increased by $17^{\circ}C$ . What is the new temperature?

The starting point is $-3^{\circ}C$ and we move $17$ steps  to right, where do we end up?

We move $3$ steps to get to $0$ meaning we are left with $14$ steps to the right of $0$, so we will stop at $14$.

Therefore our new temperature is $14^{\circ}C$



by Diamond (60,604 points)
1 like 0 dislike
-3+17= 14 degrees celcius
by Diamond (42,256 points)
0 like 1 dislike
-3 degrees + 17 degrees = 14 degrees celsius
by Wooden (4,008 points)

Welcome to MathsGee Answer Hub, a free online study network where students can ask, answer, and explore 24/7 for improved outcomes.

Enter your email address:

MathsGee Tools

Math Worksheet Generator

Math Algebra Solver

Trigonometry Simulations

Vectors Simulations

Matrix Arithmetic Simulations

Matrix Transformations Simulations

Quadratic Equations Simulations

Probability & Statistics Simulations

PHET Simulations

Visual Statistics

Interactive Courseware

ZeroEd Search Engine

Article Rewriter Tool

Word Counter Tool

Other Tools

STEM Gender Equality | ZOOM | Slack | eBook

14,408 questions
10,902 answers
13,716 users