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How to Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius

Formula to Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius

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This is a close-up of a thermometer which displays the Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales.

To convert Fahrenheit to Celsius, subtract 32 from the Fahrenheit value and multiply your result by 5/9.

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C = 5/9 (F-32)

It is easy to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius with these three steps.

  1. Subtract 32 from the Fahrenheit temperature.
     
  2. Multiply this number by 5.
     
  3. Divide this number by 9.
The answer will be the temperature in degrees Celsius.

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