How is a Celsius temperature reading converted to a Kelvin temperature?

1 Answer
Jul 10, 2016

Answer:

Add 273 to the number given in Celsius

Explanation:

Add 273K to the value that is given in Celsius. Check out the equation below:

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For example, say if a block of ice has a temperature of #-22.6^oC#. To find the temperature in Kelvins, you would simply add #-22.6^oC# to 273 to obtain 250.4K.

# K = -22.6^oC + 273 = 250.4#