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 Post subject: Re: riddle(OQ)
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Why would 100 Centigrade be twice as cold as 100 Centigrade? :huh:

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 Post subject: Re: riddle(OQ)
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Okay I'll take a stab in my usual blonde(brunette) fashion :shock:

-100 C :tongue:

:naughty: There is a MINUS sign in front of the 100 :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: riddle(OQ)
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:redface: See, I'm so attuned to the positives in nature, JJ, that I fail to see negatives!! :lol:

Okay, now I see your point. Not quite correct yet. Think about the standard you're using ... :wink:

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A hint, maybe, will point you in the right direction; so, let me rephrase the question:

What is twice as cold as the freezing point of water?

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0 is the freezing point
0*2=0


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 Post subject: Re: riddle(OQ)
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Nope. :wink: Zero cannot be twice as cold as zero.

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OWN - Let me ask a dumb question?

Is twice as cold as the BOILING POINT of water the same as TWICE as cold as the FREEZING POINT?
as per your rephrased question?

I actually have no idea what I'm talking about here - just trying to understand the question?

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 Post subject: Re: riddle(OQ)
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Impossible to ask a dumb Q, JJ! :naughty:

No, the values are different. I rephrased the Q to encourage people to seek another standard other than the difference between the boiling and freezing points of water. If you think about it logically, there is only one standard.

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0 converted to Fahrenheit is 32 so:
16 degrees Fahrenheit is the answer.


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Creative, OD, but, no ... getting colder in your answer ... :tongue:

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Look deeper in ... :wink:

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Dry ice gives more than twice the cooling energy per pound of weight and three times the cooling energy per volume than regular water ice (H2O).

It freezes at -78.5°C :hmz:

Edit - Are we looking at a number as the answer or a substance ???

Absolute zero = -273.15°C

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 Post subject: Re: riddle(OQ)
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Interesting info, JJ. :thumbs_up:

Temperature-wise, you're heading in the right direction. Now, think colder! :wink:

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