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How to Convert Temperatures From Kelvin to Celsius

Worked Temperature Unit Conversion Example


This example problem illustrates the method to convert temperatures from Kelvin to Celsius.


What is the temperature in °C of a 256 K object?


The conversion formula for °C to K is

TC = (TK) - 273

TC = 256 - 273
TC = -17 °C


The temperature in Celsius of a 256 K object is -17 °C.

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