Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to kilometers per hour is 1.0972799999991, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 1.0972799999991 kilometers per hour:

1 ft/s = 1.0972799999991 km/h

To convert 172 feet per second into kilometers per hour we have to multiply 172 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to kilometers per hour. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 1.0972799999991 km/h

172 ft/s → V(km/h)

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

V(km/h) = 172 ft/s × 1.0972799999991 km/h

V(km/h) = 188.73215999985 km/h

The final result is:

172 ft/s → 188.73215999985 km/h

We conclude that 172 feet per second is equivalent to 188.73215999985 kilometers per hour:

172 feet per second = 188.73215999985 kilometers per hour

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilometer per hour is equal to 0.0052985140423381 × 172 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 172 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0052985140423381 kilometers per hour.

Approximate result

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

172 ft/s ≅ 188.732 km/h

An alternative is also that one kilometer per hour is approximately zero point zero zero five times one hundred seventy-two feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to kilometers per hour chart

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

feet per second (ft/s) kilometers per hour (km/h)
173 feet per second 189.829 kilometers per hour
174 feet per second 190.927 kilometers per hour
175 feet per second 192.024 kilometers per hour
176 feet per second 193.121 kilometers per hour
177 feet per second 194.219 kilometers per hour
178 feet per second 195.316 kilometers per hour
179 feet per second 196.413 kilometers per hour
180 feet per second 197.51 kilometers per hour
181 feet per second 198.608 kilometers per hour
182 feet per second 199.705 kilometers per hour