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Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to knots is 0.59248380129641, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 0.59248380129641 knots:

1 ft/s = 0.59248380129641 kt

To convert 171.7 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 171.7 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to knots. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 0.59248380129641 kt

171.7 ft/s → V(kt)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in knots:

V(kt) = 171.7 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 101.72946868259 kt

The final result is:

171.7 ft/s → 101.72946868259 kt

We conclude that 171.7 feet per second is equivalent to 101.72946868259 knots:

171.7 feet per second = 101.72946868259 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.0098299933436211 × 171.7 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 171.7 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0098299933436211 knots.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred seventy-one point seven feet per second is approximately one hundred one point seven two nine knots:

171.7 ft/s ≅ 101.729 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero one times one hundred seventy-one point seven feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to knots chart

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

feet per second (ft/s) knots (kt)
172.7 feet per second 102.322 knots
173.7 feet per second 102.914 knots
174.7 feet per second 103.507 knots
175.7 feet per second 104.099 knots
176.7 feet per second 104.692 knots
177.7 feet per second 105.284 knots
178.7 feet per second 105.877 knots
179.7 feet per second 106.469 knots
180.7 feet per second 107.062 knots
181.7 feet per second 107.654 knots