# ››Convert gigaohm to ohm

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How many gigaohm in 1 ohm? The answer is 1.0E-9.
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The SI derived unit for electric resistance is the ohm.
1 gigaohm is equal to 1000000000 ohm.
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# ››Definition: Gigaohm

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigaohm = 109 ohms.

The definition of a ohm is as follows:

The ohm (symbol: Ω) is the SI unit of electrical impedance or, in the direct current case, electrical resistance, named after Georg Ohm. It is defined as the resistance between two points of a conductor when a constant potential difference of 1 volt, applied to these points, produces in the conductor a current of 1 ampere, the conductor not being the seat of any electromotive force.

# ››Definition: Ohm

The ohm (symbol: Ω) is the SI unit of electrical impedance or, in the direct current case, electrical resistance, named after Georg Ohm. It is defined as the resistance between two points of a conductor when a constant potential difference of 1 volt, applied to these points, produces in the conductor a current of 1 ampere, the conductor not being the seat of any electromotive force.

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