How many candela in 1 candlepower?
The answer is 1.
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The SI base unit for luminous intensity is the candela.
1 candela is equal to 1 candlepower.
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1 candela to candlepower = 1 candlepower

5 candela to candlepower = 5 candlepower

10 candela to candlepower = 10 candlepower

20 candela to candlepower = 20 candlepower

30 candela to candlepower = 30 candlepower

40 candela to candlepower = 40 candlepower

50 candela to candlepower = 50 candlepower

75 candela to candlepower = 75 candlepower

100 candela to candlepower = 100 candlepower

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The candela (symbol: cd) is the SI base unit of luminous intensity. It is the power emitted by a light source in a particular direction, weighted by the luminosity function. A common candle emits light with a luminous intensity of roughly one candela. The candela is officially defined as the luminous intensity of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540×10^{12} hertz and that has a radiant intensity of 1/683 watt per steradian.

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