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temperature scales


There are far older temperature scales, one of them invented by Isaac—
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  The 3 most common temperature scales are Celsius, Fahrenheit, and kelvin:

Respective boiling points:  100C, 212F, 373.15K

Respective freezing points:  0C, 32F, 273.15K

Respective absolute zero:  -273.15C, -459.67F, 0K
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Notes:
degree C = (degree F - 32.) / 1.8

Kelvin = degree Celsius + 273.15

degree F = degree C x 1.8 + 32
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