 # Rankine To Fahrenheit Formula– Convert °R to °F

 Interests Temperature Conversion Rankine To Fahrenheit

°R
to
°F

## Rankine To Fahrenheit Formula

Use this formula to convert a temperature in Rankine (K) to Fahrenheit (°R).

Fahrenheit (°F) = Rankine - 459.67

If required, there are worked examples below which use this formula to show how to convert a temperature in Rankine to a temperature in Fahrenheit.

As with any math calculation and conversion, it's good practice to double check your results. If you are using this formula for your own conversions, you can check your result with the Rankine to Fahrenheit calculator.

Temperature scales are usually named after the person who created them. The temperature scales used in this formula were created by William John Macquorn Rankine (1820-1872), and Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736).

Given the Rankine scale was invented many years after the Fahrenheit scale, it's probable William Rankine also created this formula for converting Rankine to Fahrenheit.

## How To Convert Rankine To Fahrenheit

Using the Rankine to Fahrenheit formula: Fahrenheit (°F) = Rankine - 459.67, these examples show how to convert a temperature in Rankine to Fahrenheit.

### How To Convert 500 Rankine (°R) to Fahrenheit (°F)

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### How To Convert 550 Rankine (°R) to Fahrenheit (°F)

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Albert Einstein & his impostor are shown for illustrative purposes.
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736), is the proponent of the Fahrenheit temperature scale.

## Formula Or Equation?

Is a formula, an equation, or both used to convert Rankine to Fahrenheit?

I regard the formulae* , on the Calculate and Convert section of this website, as being formulae and equations - each formula is in the form of an equation.

* 'formulae', (and formulas), are the plural of formula