# ››Convert kilocalorie [15 °C] to kilojoule

 kcal kj

 Did you mean to convert kilocalorie [15 °C] kilocalorie [I.T.] kilocalorie [thermochemical] kilogram calorie to kj

How many kcal in 1 kj? The answer is 0.238902957619.
We assume you are converting between kilocalorie [15 °C] and kilojoule.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.000238902957619 kcal, or 0.001 kj.
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# ››Definition: Kilojoule

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilojoule = 103 joules.

The definition of a joule is as follows:

The joule (symbol J, also called newton meter, watt second, or coulomb volt) is the SI unit of energy and work. The unit is pronounced to rhyme with "tool", and is named in honor of the physicist James Prescott Joule (1818-1889).

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