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A degree is an academic award given upon completion of an educational program, a plane angle measurement representing 1/360 of a circle, or a measurement of temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit. A degree can also refer t... More »

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First-degree murder is the premeditated killing of another, according to FindLaw. Second-degree murder is not premeditated but requires malice aforethought, the intent to cause serious bodily harm and depraved indifferen... More »

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The exact definition of literature varies from one reader or critic to the next, but most agree that it is any writing with some degree of merit and language that serves as a gateway to the literary world. The word "lite... More »

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A Fahrenheit measurement of 60 degrees can be converted to Celsius by subtracting 32 from 60 and then dividing the difference by 1.8. The equivalent of 60 degrees Fahrenheit is 15.55 degrees Celsius. More »

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To convert any temperature in Fahrenheit to Celsius, follow this formula: subtract 32, multiply by 5, and divide by 9. When you input 41 degrees Fahrenheit into this formula, the result is 5 degrees Celsius. More »

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Pure water boils at a temperature of 100 degrees Celsius, or 211.9 degrees Fahrenheit. This standard assumes an external atmospheric pressure of 1 bar or the standard pressure at sea level. According to About.com, change... More »

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The temperature of lava ranges from 700 degrees Celsius (1,292 degrees Fahrenheit) to 1,250 degrees Celsius (2,282 degrees Fahrenheit). The higher temperatures are reached in Hawaiian volcanoes. More »

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