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I'm doing calorimetry, and I have 34.73C and 63C. I need to subtract 63 from 34.73, and get the answer in Kelvin.

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I know you add 273 to Celsius values to get Kelvin, but I am not sure which of these methods is correct:

1. (34.73C+273) - (63C+273) = -28.27K

2. 34.73C-63C = -28.27C. Then, -28.27C + 273 = 244.73K

Which one is the correct method? The first one seems unlikely just because the Kelvin's are essentially canceled out in the equation..

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# Converting Celsius to Kelvin Easy but slightly confusing

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