# ››Convert kiloohm to megaohm

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How many kiloOhms in 1 megaOhms? The answer is 1000.
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The SI derived unit for electric resistance is the ohm.
1 ohm is equal to 0.001 kiloOhms, or 1.0E-6 megaOhms.
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# ››Definition: Kiloohm

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

So 1 kiloohm = 103 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: Megaohm

The SI prefix "mega" represents a factor of 106, or in exponential notation, 1E6.

So 1 megaohm = 106 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.

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