# Is it important to convert temperature to the Kelvin scale when we use Newton's law of cooling?...

## Question:

Is it important to convert temperature to the Kelvin scale when we use Newton's law of cooling? Why or why not?

## Newton' Law of cooling:

In physics, the law of cooling is used to describe that the rate of an object cooling is proportional to the temperature difference of the object and its environment. This law can be used at a lower temperature.

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The formula for Newton's law of cooling is as follows.

{eq}T(t) = {T_s} + \left( {{T_i} - {T_s}} \right){e^{ - kt}} {/eq}

Here, {eq}T(t) {/eq}...

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