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Help on celsius napster

  1. Oct 24, 2003 #1
    Help on celsius napster!!

    I was wondering how do degress on the celsius scale compare to those on the Kelvin Scale?

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  3. Oct 24, 2003 #2

    You can convert from any type of temp. to other with this equation ...

    C/100 = (F-32)/180 = (K-273)/100

    C is the celsius, K is the Absolute, F is the Feh. Temp.
  4. Oct 24, 2003 #3


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    Multiply the first and last expressions by 100 to get:


    The only difference between C and K is the zero point.
  5. Oct 25, 2003 #4
    Know That ...

    I know, but i wanted to give the general way
  6. Oct 26, 2003 #5

    Oh, can you guys also state the comparisson in a sentence not just the formula.
  7. Oct 26, 2003 #6


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    Read my last post again, specifically the last sentence.
  8. Oct 28, 2003 #7

    Are you sure? Then is there a specific point for say writing 1c=1k if k is same thing as C anyways.

    And one other thing just to make sure. What's the definition of the term "absolute zero?".
  9. Oct 28, 2003 #8

    oh 1 thing, wats the zero point for the Kelvin and celsius scale?
  10. Oct 28, 2003 #9


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    Re: wait

    When I say that Kelvin and Celiuse are identical except for the zero point I mean a 1 degree C CHANGE = 1 degree K CHANGE

    The zero point of Celuis is the freezing point of water. The Zero point of Kelvin is Absolute Zero.

    Absolute Zero is theoretical point at which all atomic motion ceases.
  11. Oct 29, 2003 #10

    So to convert C into K you simply add 273.

    Say the melting point of water is 0c so to covert it to K you add 273 ,so it will be 273K right?

    BTW what's the avg. human body temp.? 30c?
  12. Oct 30, 2003 #11

    Humans Body Temperature Is 37 C, Or 310 K,

    LOL !! Cool Question, I'm wondering how old are you :P
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