https://www.physlink.com/education/askexperts/ae64.cfm

He called the temperature of an ice/salt/water mixture 'zero degrees', as this ... On this scale, the freezing point of pure water happens to occur at 32 (and the ...

https://www.livescience.com/39916-fahrenheit.html

Sep 24, 2013 ... ... in the United States. It sets the freezing point of water at 32 and the boiling point at 212. ... In the Fahrenheit scale, water boils at 212 degrees.

http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/52561.html

Nov 20, 1998 ... Daniel Fahrenheit did not choose 32 degrees as the freezing point of water, nor did he choose 212 degrees as the boiling point of water.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fahrenheit

The Fahrenheit scale is a temperature scale based on one proposed in 1724 by Dutch–German–Polish physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736). It uses the degree Fahrenheit (symbol: °F) as the unit. ... On the Fahrenheit scale, the freezing point of water is 32 degrees Fahrenheit (°F) and the boiling point is 212 ° F ...

https://www.quora.com/Why-does-the-Fahrenheit-scale-use-32-degrees-as-freezing-level-for-water

Historically, temperature scales were defined at two arbitrary points and interpolated by a liquid expansion thermometer. The Fahrenheit scale ...

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/at-what-temperature-does-water-freeze-1120813/

Nov 30, 2011 ... We've all been taught that water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit, 0 degrees Celsius, 273.15 Kelvin. That's not always the case, though.

https://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/845/on-the-fahrenheit-scale-why-is-32-freezing-and-212-boiling/

Dec 15, 1989 ... Dear Cecil: Everybody knows 0 degrees on the Celsius scale is the freezing point of water and 100 degrees is the boiling point. On the ...

http://www.montereyinstitute.org/courses/DevelopmentalMath/COURSE_TEXT_RESOURCE/U06_L3_T1_text_final.html

On the Fahrenheit scale, water freezes at 32° and boils at 212°. ... There are 100 degrees between the freezing (0°) and boiling points (100°) of water on the ...

https://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/columns/straight-dope/article/13045149/what-is-zero-fahrenheit-anyway-is-it-really-the-freezing

Jan 31, 2014 ... Is it really the freezing point of sea water? ... You said that, unlike 32 or 212 degrees, zero degrees corresponded to nothing in nature—it was ...

http://www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question114257.html

The freezing point of Brine. "According to a journal article Fahrenheit wrote in 1724, he based his scale on three reference points of ...