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# What is the base unit of voltage?

Updated: 8/11/2023

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The base unit of voltage is the volt, a combined unit meaning joules per coulomb.

The SI unit for voltage is the volt (symbol: V), which is a derived unit -not a base unit. There are seven base units in the SI system: metre, kilogram, second, ampere, candela, kelvin, and mole. SI units which are not base units are termed 'derived units'.

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