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## Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.

## Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.

## scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.

## scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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The value of 250 C now becomes 523 K, and 80% of this new value gives us 418.4 K or 145.4 C instead of the 200 C we calculated using the Celsius scale. A similar shift would occur if we changed from Fahrenheit to Rankine.
* Celsius scale is used in Asia and Europe, so, how would you convert the temperature from a Fahrenheit (for example, 85 degrees F) to a Celsius scale?
By time this goes to print, I hope our temperatures will consistently register double digits on the plus side of the Celsius scale. Granted, in Saskatchewan, April snowstorms are not out of the ordinary.
The Celsius scale or centigrade scale identified by Anders in 1742 divided the freezing and boiling points of water into 100 degrees, establishing the boiling point of water to be 0 degrees and the freezing point of water to be 100 degrees (Bellis, 2005).

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