Converting Fahrenheit to Celsius

77 Fahrenheit To Celsium Temperature Conversion Example

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This example problem illustrates the method to convert temperatures from Celsius to Fahrenheit.

Problem:

What is the temperature in Celsius of 77 °F?

Solution:

The conversion formula for °F to °C is

TC = 5/9(TF - 32)

TC = 5/9(77 - 32)
TC = 5/9(45)
TC = 25 °C

Answer:

The temperature in Fahrenheit of 77 °F is 25 °C.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Converting Fahrenheit to Celsius." ThoughtCo, Mar. 15, 2017, thoughtco.com/converting-fahrenheit-to-celsius-609303. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2017, March 15). Converting Fahrenheit to Celsius. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/converting-fahrenheit-to-celsius-609303 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Converting Fahrenheit to Celsius." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/converting-fahrenheit-to-celsius-609303 (accessed November 25, 2017).