The lowest temperature ever recorded in a certain town was −23°F. The highest temperature ever recorded there was 138°F more than the lowest. What was the highest temperature?
The town's highest temperature was ___ °F.
-23 + 138 = 113
The hottest temperature recorded was 113 degrees Farenheight.
138 Degrees F was the fluctuation between the lowest temp.of -23 and the highest temp. T
32F - (-23) =55 F below the freezing point, so :
T = 138 - 55 = 83 F - The highest temperature.