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Temperatures in January

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Temperatures in January

This map shows five cities in the United States and their lowest recorded January temperatures (in degrees Fahrenheit) since 2008. Use the map to answer the following questions.

  1. Draw a number line and place a point on the number line for the temperature of each city. Label each point with the temperature and the name of the city.

  2. Which city had the lowest January temperature?

  3. Rosa said that the lowest January temperature recorded in Portland is colder than the lowest January temperature recorded in New York. Do you agree? Explain how you know.

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