Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to miles per hour is 0.68181818181818, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 0.68181818181818 miles per hour:

1 ft/s = 0.68181818181818 mph

To convert 1.7 feet per second into miles per hour we have to multiply 1.7 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to miles per hour. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 0.68181818181818 mph

1.7 ft/s → V(mph)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in miles per hour:

V(mph) = 1.7 ft/s × 0.68181818181818 mph

V(mph) = 1.1590909090909 mph

The final result is:

1.7 ft/s → 1.1590909090909 mph

We conclude that 1.7 feet per second is equivalent to 1.1590909090909 miles per hour:

1.7 feet per second = 1.1590909090909 miles per hour

1.7 feet per second is equal to 1.159 miles per hour

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 mile per hour is equal to 0.86274509803922 × 1.7 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 1.7 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.86274509803922 miles per hour.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one point seven feet per second is approximately one point one five nine miles per hour:

1.7 ft/s ≅ 1.159 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point eight six three times one point seven feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to miles per hour chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from feet per second to miles per hour

feet per second (ft/s) miles per hour (mph)
2.7 feet per second 1.841 miles per hour
3.7 feet per second 2.523 miles per hour
4.7 feet per second 3.205 miles per hour
5.7 feet per second 3.886 miles per hour
6.7 feet per second 4.568 miles per hour
7.7 feet per second 5.25 miles per hour
8.7 feet per second 5.932 miles per hour
9.7 feet per second 6.614 miles per hour
10.7 feet per second 7.295 miles per hour
11.7 feet per second 7.977 miles per hour