The low temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) for one week in Minneapolis, MN were
a. Arrange the temperatures in order from coldest to warmest.
b. On a day in January, the low temperature in Minneapolis, MN was 14° below zero (in degrees Fahrenheit) and the low temperature in Albany, NY was 5° below zero (in degrees Fahrenheit). When asked which city was colder, Jacob wrote:
Albany was colder, because –5 < –14.
Is Jacob correct? Explain your answer.
c. On February 2, 1996, Minnesota had a record low temperature of –60°F. More than a decade earlier, Colorado recorded a low temperature of –61°F. Which state was colder on its coldest day in history? Write an inequality to support your answer.