# What combination of units is equivalent to the volt?

Nov 27, 2015

$1 \text{volt"=1"J/C}$

#### Explanation:

If an electric charge of 1 Coulomb is moved through a potential difference of 1 volt then 1 Joule of work is done.

So:

1 volt = 1 Joule per Coulomb:

$1 \text{volt"= 1"J/C}$