# "To solve K = C + 273 for C, you add 273 to both sides of the equation."?

true or false?

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- BradleyLv 710 years agoBest Answer
False; you subtract 273 from both sides.

K = C + 273

K - 273 = C + 273 - 273

K - 273 = C

- Coconut GuyLv 710 years ago
K = C + 273

To isolate for C itself on one side, let's say right side in this problem, we have to subtract both sides by 273 and not add. Here's an example below:

K = C + 273

K - 273 = C + 273 - 273 (Note: 273 - 273 = 0)

K - 273 = C

Therefore, the answer is false.

Hope this helps.

- Anonymous10 years ago
Hi:

Answer is false , you subtract 273 to both side of the equation

- 10 years ago
False

You always do the opposite. So when K=C+273, you subtract the 273.

Like this: K=C+273

_______-273 -273 What ever you do to one side you do to the other.

______K-273=C

So C=K-273.

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- Anonymous6 years ago
false

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