How many centiamp in 1 amp?
The answer is 100.
We assume you are converting between centiampere and ampere.
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The SI base unit for electric current is the ampere.
1 ampere is equal to 100 centiamp, or 1 amp.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between centiamperes and amperes.
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1 centiamp to amp = 0.01 amp
10 centiamp to amp = 0.1 amp
50 centiamp to amp = 0.5 amp
100 centiamp to amp = 1 amp
200 centiamp to amp = 2 amp
500 centiamp to amp = 5 amp
1000 centiamp to amp = 10 amp
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The SI prefix "centi" represents a factor of 10-2, or in exponential notation, 1E-2.
So 1 centiampere = 10-2 ampere.
In physics, the ampere (symbol: A, often informally abbreviated to amp) is the SI base unit used to measure electrical currents. The present definition, adopted by the 9th CGPM in 1948 is: "one ampere is that constant current which, if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular cross-section, and placed one metre apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2 × 10-7 newton per metre of length".
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