# Fahrenheit to Celsius | °F to °C

## Calculator Use

Convert temperature, degrees Fahrenheit to degrees Celsius and show solution with steps.

## Fahrenheit °F to Celsius °C Formula

°C equals °F minus 32, divided by 9/5.

°C = (°F - 32) ÷ (9/5)

Alternatively, since 9/5 = 1.8 we can say °C equals °F minus 32, divided by 1.8.

°C = (°F - 32) ÷ 1.8

## How to Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius

- Subtract 32 from degrees Fahrenheit
- Divide the result by 1.8 (or 9/5)

For example, to convert 75 degrees Fahrenheit to Celsius (centigrade), we plug our numbers into the formula as shown below:

°C = (75 − 32) ÷ (9/5)

°C = 43 ÷ 1.8

°C = 23.89

75 degrees Fahrenheit is equal to 23.89 degrees Celsius.

This calculator will show the steps to solve the °F to °C formula so you know how make the conversion yourself.

## Celsius

Celsius is a temperature scale and degrees Celsius are units of temperature on that scale. The symbol for degree Celsius is °C. A temperature such as 15 °C is stated "fifteen degrees Celsius". On the Celsius scale the boiling point of water is 100 °C, the freezing point of water is 0 °C and absolute zero is −273.15 °C.

## Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit is a temperature scale and degrees Fahrenheit are units of temperature on that scale. The symbol for degree Fahrenheit is °F. A temperature such as 72 °F is stated "seventy-two degrees Fahrenheit". On the Fahrenheit scale the boiling point of water is 212 °F, the freezing point of water is 32 °F and absolute zero is −459.67 °F.