Celsius scale definition

The Celsius scale is used to measure temperature in the metric system.

Celsius scale

The two reference points for the Celsius scale are 0° and 100°

0° is the freezing point of water

100° is the boiling point of water

The Celsius scale is also called Celsius temperature scale or centigrade scale.

The name centigrade refers to the fact that the scale is divided into 100 units or degrees between the freezing point and the boiling point.

The symbol that we use to represent Celsius is °C

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