›› Convert kelvin to degree Celsius

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How many kelvin in 1 degree Celsius? The answer is 1.
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The SI base unit for temperature is the kelvin.
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›› Definition: Kelvin

The kelvin (symbol: K) is the SI unit of temperature, and is one of the seven SI base units. It is defined by two facts: zero kelvins is absolute zero (when molecular motion stops), and one kelvin is the fraction 1/273.16 of the thermodynamic temperature of the triple point of water. The Celsius temperature scale is now defined in terms of the kelvin, with 0 C corresponding to 273.15 kelvins, approximately the melting point of water under ordinary conditions.


›› Definition: Celsius

The degree Celsius (C) is a unit of temperature named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (17011744), who first proposed a similar system in 1742. The Celsius temperature scale was designed so that the freezing point of water is 0 degrees, and the boiling point is 100 degrees at standard atmospheric pressure.


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