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# What is the difference between Celsius and Fahrenheit?

 +1 vote! +8 you voted Answer by  kph0329 (637) Celsius is the standard for most of the world. In Celsius the freezing point is 0 degrees and the boiling point is 100 degrees, and this is much easier to remember. In Fahrenheit the freezing point is 32 degrees and the boiling point is 212 degrees.

 +1 vote! +8 you voted Answer by  gleverance (720) The main difference is that the Celsius temperature scale starts with the freezing point of water as the 0 mark and the boiling point is 100 degrees, a 100 unit difference. In Fahrenheit the freezing point is 32 degrees and the boiling point is 212 degrees, a spread of 180. One degree Fahrenheit is equal to 5/9 degree Celsius.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  Anonymous Celsius is used to measure temperature and so is Fahrenheit. Though, Celsius is a smaller number than Fahrenheit it still means the same thing. The boiling point in Celsius is 100 while Fahrenheit is 212.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  Rachel (25) Celsius is used by most countries, and in medicine. Its freezing point is 0 degrees and its boiling point is 100 degrees. Fahrenheit is used in the United States. Its freezing point is 32 degrees and its boiling point is 212 degrees. There is a specific equation to convert between the two.

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  Anonymous The difference is fahrenheit is up 32 degrees every time. For example 46 degrees celsius. In fahrenheit i would just add up 32 so then the answer would be 78 in fahrenheit.

 +1 vote! +2 you voted Answer by  Anonymous The difference between Celsius and Fahrenheit is that they are different in temperature. When Celsius is at 0*, Fahrenheit is at 32*.

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