Enter the dielectric constant into the Velocity Factor Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Velocity Factor.

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## Velocity Factor Formula

The following two example problems outline the steps and information needed to calculate the Velocity Factor.

VF = 1 / SQRT(k)

Variables:

- VF is the Velocity Factor ( )
- k is the dielectric constant

To calculate the velocity factor, divide 1 by the square root of the dielectric constant.

## How to Calculate Velocity Factor?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Velocity Factor.

- First, determine the dielectric constant.
- Next, gather the formula from above = VF = 1 / SQRT(k).
- Finally, calculate the Velocity Factor.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

dielectric constant = 2.53

VF = 1 / SQRT(k)** **= ?