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How to Convert Temperatures From Kelvin to Celsius

Worked Temperature Unit Conversion Example

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

Problem:

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

Solution:

The conversion formula for °C to K is

TC = (TK) - 273

TC = 256 - 273
TC = -17 °C

Answer:

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

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