The formula K = C + 273 is used to convert temperatures from degrees Celsius to Kelvin. How do you solve this formula for C?

1 Answer
Oct 23, 2016

Answer:

The resulting formula would be #C=K-273#

Explanation:

To rearrange ths formula to calculate Celsius temperature you just have to subtract #273# from both sides:

#K=C+273#

After subtraction:

#K-273=C#

Now you can just change sides to leave the unknown (#C#) on left side::

#C=K-273#