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The body temperature of a healthy person is 98.40F. Find the corresponding temperature on the Celsius scale. - Physics

Short Note
The temperature of a body rises through 1°C. What is the corresponding rise on an absolute scale?
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Solution

The absolute scale of temperature is the Kelvin scale.
Conversion of temperature from Celsius to Kelvin scale is
The temperature in Kelvin To K = Temperature in Celsius To C + 273.
So a rise of temperature of 1oC in the Celsius scale is equal to the rise of 1oK in the Kelvin scale.

Concept: Temperature
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Frank Class 9 Physics ICSE
Chapter 5 Heat
Thermometry | Q 16 | Page 209
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