I'm generalizing here, but the longer it's been since you attended school, the harder it will be to solve today's Brain Game. Math-savvy readers will solve it quickly, but the answer is worth knowing, if only as a bit of trivia. Give it a shot!

Given that zero degrees Celsius is equal to 32 degrees Fahrenheit, and 100 degrees Celsius is equal to 212 degrees Fahrenheit...

At what degree-point on a thermometer would
degrees Celsius equal degrees Fahrenheit?

Here is the SOLUTION.


minus-40 degrees.

When it's minus 40 degrees Celsius, it is also minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit. It's also pretty darned cold.