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`I = sqrt( P"/"R)`

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The **Electrical Current** calculator computes the current based on Ohm's Law using Power (P) and Resistance (R).

**INSTRUCTIONS:** Choose units and enter the following:

- (
**P**) Power - (
**R**) Resistance

**Electrical Current (I):** The calculator returns the electrical current in amperes (amps). However, this can be automatically converted to other electric current units via the pull-down menu.

The Ohms Law formula for current based on resistance and power is:

`I = sqrt(P/R)`

where:

- I = current
- R = resistance
- P = power

For more information on the relationship between electrical power, current, resistance and potential, see the Ohm's Law Calculator.

The **Ohm's Law** calculator suite computes power (watts), potential (voltage), current (amps) and resistance (ohms) in relation to each other based on Ohm's Law. There is a fundamental relationship between electrical parameters: **potential, current, resistance **and** power** depicted in the graphical wheel (see wheel).

The Ohm's Law Calculator suite has automatic unit conversions for the input and output of the equations. The equations are as follows. Click on the formula for a pop-up calculator with the formula, or click on the description link for the page dedicated to that formula.

**Power (**watts, milliwatts, kilowatts**)**

**Power (P) = I • V**: Computes the power (watts) as a function of current (amps) and potential (volts).**Power (P) = R • I²**: Computes the power (watts) as a function of current (amps) and resistance (ohms).**Power (P) = V² / R**: Computes the power (watts) as a function of potential (volts) and resistance (ohms).

**Potential (**volts, millivolts**)**

**Volts (V) = I • R**: Computes the potential (volts) as a function of current (amps) and resistance (ohms).**Volts (V) = P / I**: Computes the potential (volts) as a function of power (watts) and current (amps).**Volts(V) = √(P • R)**: Computes the potential (volts) as a function of power (watts) and resistance (ohms).

**Resistance (**ohms, milliohms, kiloohms**)**

**Resistance (R) = V²/P**: Computes the resistance (ohms) as a function of potential (volts) and power (watts).**Resistance (R) = P / I²**: Computes the resistance (ohms) as a function of power (watts) and current (amps).**Resistance (R) = V / I**: Computes the resistance (ohms) as a function of potential (volts) and current (amps).

**Current (**amps, milliamps, microamps, gilberts**)**

**Current (I) = V / R**: Computes the current (amps) as a function of potential (volts) and resistance (ohms).**Current (I) = P / V**: Computes the current (amps) as a function of the power (watts) and the potential (volts).**Current (I) = √(P/R)**: Computes the current (amps) as a function of the power (watts) and the resistance (ohms).