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Volt

The Volt (V) is the SI unit of potential difference, which is the amount of energy needed to move an object fom one place to another. It is equal to one Amp dissipating one Watt of power.

Equation

A Volt is equivalent to one Watt divided by one Amp or:

$\displaystyle{ V = W/A }$