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Convert Kelvin to Fahrenheit (K to F)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from kelvin to fahrenheit (K to F). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].


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Kelvin (abbreviations: K, or °K, or deg K): is a unit of measure for temperature based upon an absolute scale, thermodynamic temperature scale using as its null point absolute zero, the temperature at which all thermal motion ceases in the classical description of thermodynamics. It was first proposed in 1848 and is one of the seven base units in the International System of Units (SI).

Fahrenheit (abbreviations: F, or °F, or deg F): is a temperature scale based on one proposed in 1724 by Amsterdam-based physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736), with regard to whom the scale is named.

How to Convert Degree Kelvin to Degree Fahrenheit

Example: How many degree Fahrenheit are equivalent to 60.5 degree Kelvin?


As;


1 degree Kelvin = (1.8*X)-459.67 degree Fahrenheit


60.5 degree Kelvin = Y degree Fahrenheit


Assuming Y is the answer, and by substitution principle;


Y equals ( (1.8*60.5)-459.67 ) over 1, where X is substituted by 60.5


(i.e.) Y = ( (1.8*60.5)-459.67 ) / 1 = -350.77 degree Fahrenheit


Answer is: -350.77 degree Fahrenheit are equivalent to 60.5 degree Kelvin.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into F:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.


( i ) 6.16 K


( ii ) 31.04 K


( iii ) 2.43 K


Convert Kelvin to More Temperature Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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