Abby, Billy, Cathy, Denny, and Evan sent E-mails to each other from the different cities around the world they had traveled to. Each person mentioned the outside temperature. Some expressed the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit; others expressed the temperature in degrees Celsius.
- Abby wrote from New York that the temperature was 30°C.
- The temperature in London in °C was 5 degrees cooler than the temperature in New York.
- Billy and Cathy were both outside the United States.
- The temperature in °F in Washington, D.C., was 5 degrees warmer than the temperature in New York.
- The temperature in °F in Portland was 5 degrees cooler than the temperature in London.
- The temperature in °C in Kyoto was 10 degrees warmer than the temperature in London.
- Cathy and Denny were both in capital cities.
- Billy was in the city with the highest temperature.
Where was each person?
In degrees Fahrenheit, what was the temperature of the city each person was visiting?
This term, students will develop their ability to explain their thinking as they work on their problem solving skills. Concepts to be studied this term include: number and place value.