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# Capacitive Reactance Calculator

To find the capacitive reactance, enter the values of the frequency and the capacitance of the capacitor into the capacitive reactance calculator.

Capacitive reactance calculator can calculate the value of reactance of a capacitor using the frequency and the capacitance of capacitor.

## What is capacitive reactance?

The definition of capacitive reactance is:

“The resistance experienced by the flow of current between the walls of a capacitor is called capacitive reactance.”

## Capacitive reactance formula

The equation used for capacitive reactance:

** X _{C }= 1/2πfC**

In the above equation:

** Xc **refers to capacitive reactance,

** f** represents the frequency, and

** C** is capacitance.

## How to calculate capacitive reactance?

*Example:*

Find the capacitive reactance of a capacitor if the capacitance is ** 80 microfarads** and the frequency is

*200 hertz.***Solution**

**Step 1:** Identify the values.

C = 80 F

f = 200 Hz

**Step 2:** Write the formula and put the given values in it.

X_{c }= 1/2πfC

X_{c }= 1/2π(200)(80)

X_{c }= 9.947 Ω