Description of How to Convert From Kelvin to Celsius

By Bon Crowder

Converting from Kelvin to Celsius is actually a very basic subtraction problem. Get a description of how to convert from Kelvin to Celsius with help from an experienced mathematics educator in this free video clip.

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Description of how to convert from Kelvin to Celsius. I'm Bon Crowder. And this is how we convert from Kelvin to Celsius. You take Kelvin and you subtract 273.15. So that's all fine and good and it's a pretty easy formula. The question is how do you remember that number 273.15. So here's a handy little mnemonic device. What you're going to do is you're going to glue Evan's knee joint and then you're going to run and then you're going to run and dive. So we glue Evan's knee joint, run, dive. 273.15, glue Evan's knee joint, run, dive. 273.15. I'm Bon Crowder and that's a handy way to remember how to convert from Kelvin to Celsius.

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Bon Crowder has taught math to over 15,000 adults in living rooms, classrooms and conferences.