Enter the total capacitance and frequency into the calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the capacitive reactance.

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## Capacitive Reactance Formula

The following formula is used to calculate a capacitive reactance.

Xc = 1/(2*Pi*f*C)

- Where Xc is the capacitive reactance
- f is the frequency
- C is the capacitance

## Capacitive Reactance Definition

Capacitive reactance is the force of resistance to change of a voltage moving across a circuit or element. In other words the opposition to change.

## Capacitive Reactance Example

How to calculate capacitive reactance.

**First, determine the frequency.**Measure the frequency of the circuit.

**Next, determine the capacitance.**Calculate the total capacitance.

**Finally, calculate the capacitive reactance.**Using the formula above, calculate the capacitive reactance.

## FAQ

**What is capacitive reactance?**

Capacitive reactance is a measure of a circuit resistance to a change in voltage.