# Help converting mA to V

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by locoman2424, Dec 15, 2008.

1. ### locoman2424 Thread Starter New Member

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Could someone tell me how to convert milliamps to volts or tell me what 177 mA is in volts

2. ### blazedaces Active Member

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V = I*R is ohms law, where v is in volts, I is in amperes, and R is in ohms. It is not actually possible to convert between amps (or milliamps) and volts. The only way to do something that resembles what you're asking is to ask for the voltage and current for a specified resistor.

-blazed

3. ### leftyretro Active Member

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I'll tell you if you tell we why you used such large and ugly font and colors first.

4. ### hgmjr Moderator

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As has been stated, Ohm's Law is the equation you need to apply here. Have you a specific resistance in mind? Without the value of resistance it is only possible to state that 177 milliamps equates to 177 millivolts per ohm.

I would recommend selecting a smaller font in the future.

hgmjr

5. ### beenthere Retired Moderator

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There is a currebt to voltage converter. It's called a resistor. The you use Ohm's law - E = IR.