# How do you solve for c in K=c+273?

Subtract $\textcolor{red}{273}$ from each side of the equation to solve for $c$ while keeping the equation balanced:
$K - \textcolor{red}{273} = c + 273 - \textcolor{red}{273}$
$K - 273 = c + 0$
$K - 273 = c$
$c = K - 273$