# How do you convert kelvin to celsius and vice versa?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 14, 2018

The conversion is

#### Explanation:

The distance between the units is the same with Kelvin and Celsius (unlike Fahrenheit and Celsius where the spaces between each degree is different).

And so the conversion is

The reason these two systems exist is that for Celsius we care about a scale of 100 degrees from water freezing to water boiling. For Kelvin, we care about the number of degrees starting from Absolute Zero.