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The Kelvin is the [[SI]] unit for [[temperature]]. It is defined to be K = C+273.15.
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The '''Kelvin''' is the [[SI]] unit for [[temperature]]. <math>0\,\mathrm{K}</math> is defined as [[absolute zero]], the theoretical temperature at which there is no movement.
  
Thus, the Kelvin has the same degree spacing as the Celsius and 0 Kelvin = [[Absolute zero]].
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==Conversion==
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*Kelvin to [[Celsius]]: <math>^\circ\mathrm{C}=\mathrm{K}+273.15</math>
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*Kelvin to [[Fahrenheit]]: <math>^\circ\mathrm{F}=\tfrac{9}{5}\cdot\mathrm{K}-459.67</math>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:23, 18 December 2008

The Kelvin is the SI unit for temperature. $0\,\mathrm{K}$ is defined as absolute zero, the theoretical temperature at which there is no movement.

Conversion

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