# How do you convert degrees C to degrees F?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 17, 2016

Please see the explanation for the derivation of:

#### Explanation:

You can actually derive the equation, using the slope-intercept form of the equation of a line and two known points:

Make the y coordinate the Fahrenheit value, F:

Make the x coordinate the Celsius value, C:

You can find the value of "b" by using the freezing point at

You and find the value of "m" by using the boiling point of water at