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How to Convert Kelvin to Fahrenheit

Steps to Convert Kelvin to Fahrenheit

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

To convert Kelvin to Fahrenheit, subtract 273.15, multiply this by 1.8 and add 32.

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Here is the formula to convert Kelvin to Fahrenheit:

° F = 9/5(K - 273) + 32

It is easy to convert Kelvin to Fahrenheit with these four steps.

  1. Subtract 273.15 from your Kelvin temperature
     
  2. Multiply this number by 1.8 (this is the decimal value of 9/5).
     
  3. Add 32 to this number.
Your answer will be the temperature in degree Fahrenheit.

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