Converting from degK/s to degC/s?

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Alright, I know how to convert from Kelvin to Celsius (subtract 273), but I really don't know how many degrees Celsius are to Kelvin. (I need to convert .021 degK/s to deg/C)
 

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its the reverse. You add 273.
technically 273.15 (but whatever).
 
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hage567
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Alright, I know how to convert from Kelvin to Celsius (subtract 273), but I really don't know how many degrees Celsius are to Kelvin. (I need to convert .021 degK/s to deg/C)

1 degree Celcius = 1 degree Kelvin. The two scales are just offset from each other by the 273.
 
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One starts at absolute zero and one starts at freezing point of water.
 
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Is this how you convert the derivative, though? I know how to convert when it isn't the derivative, but...
 
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... what?
Maybe derivative isn't the word you're looking for?
 
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What exactly is it you are trying to calculate? Since the "sizes" of degrees K and degrees C are the same, temperature increasing by 1 degree Kelvin also increases by 1 degree C. If temperature is increasing by, say 10 degrees Kelvin per hour, it is increasing by 10 degrees Centigrade per hour.
 

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