## ››Convert centiampere to ampere

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How many centiamp in 1 ampere? The answer is 100.
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The SI base unit for electric current is the ampere.
1 ampere is equal to 100 centiamp, or 1 ampere.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of centiamp to ampere

1 centiamp to ampere = 0.01 ampere

10 centiamp to ampere = 0.1 ampere

50 centiamp to ampere = 0.5 ampere

100 centiamp to ampere = 1 ampere

200 centiamp to ampere = 2 ampere

500 centiamp to ampere = 5 ampere

1000 centiamp to ampere = 10 ampere

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## ››Definition: Centiampere

The SI prefix "centi" represents a factor of 10-2, or in exponential notation, 1E-2.

So 1 centiampere = 10-2 ampere.

## ››Definition: Amp

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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