# What is a 1/4 watt resistor?

Alright, So I know the basics about resistors and what-not, but as I was buying beginner supplies, I noticed there were resistors in OHMs and Watts, What's the difference between the two? And like, can the unit Watt be transfered into OHMs? And which one would I use when my general area of working would be around basic LED work and noob stuff like that xD?

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betweenOhms and Watts, you work withBOTH in a successful, fire free, design.ohms lawfor further reading. This is the formula you need to be familiar with when experimenting and designing circuits.