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Kandyce Lance 3E
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When regarding temperature, do we not say something is 273 /degrees /Kelvin, as we would with Celcius and Farenheit? We leave out the "degrees"?
Hannah Biju 1E
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No, Kelvin does not use degress. You just say 273 Kelvin.
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I think it is just kelvin. No degrees.
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In the SI system the unit for Kelvin is just K (make sure It is capital K). As for Celsius, it is °C . For Fahrenheit , it is °F. I think the reason why Kelvin doesn't have a degree may have something to do with the fact that this is an absolute scale
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Kelvin does not use degrees. You can just leave it as __ Kelvin.
Simran Bains 2C
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Degrees isn't used with Kelvin.
Hannah Rim 2D
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Yes, when using the unit "Kelvin," we leave out the degrees part. As someone previously stated, this is because Kelvin does not have the degrees symbol as it is an absolute scale.
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You would just say 273 Kelvin. Degrees aren't used for Kelvin
Tobie Jessup 2E
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Kelvin itself is the unit, unlike Celsius and Fahrenheit.
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