How to easily convert celsius to fahrenheit

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How to easily convert celsius to fahrenheit
Converting Celsius temperatures to Farenheit can be done with a simple calculation. (thermometer image by Dron from Fotolia.com)

Here is a simple way to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit. Follow these easy steps and you will be able to tell what degrees the temperature is no matter where you are. It’s only prudent at the start to give you formula for this conversion. The formula to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit is: (c * (9/5)) + 32 = f

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Multiply the Celsius temperature times 9. Example: 56 x 9 = 504

  2. 2

    Divide the product by 5. Example: 504/5 = 100.8

  3. 3

    Add 32 to the quotient. Example: 100.8 + 32 = 132.8

  4. 4

    Another way to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit is:

    (C + 40) * (9/5) – 40 = F

    And there you have it. That is how you convert Celsius to Fahrenheit.

  5. 5

    In order to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius one only has to change the dividend and divisor to 5/9.

    Example F – 32 * 5/9 = C

    Example F + 40 * 5/9 – 40 = C

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