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The temperature show on my oven starts with 300 and goes up to 550, how do I translate that into Farenheit?

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The temp you are referring to, is farenhieit.
You surely mean , how do you converet to centigrade.
In your browser bar type in; Farenheit to centigrade, and it will give you a conversion chart.
Please rate my solution.
Thanks.

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