## 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 261 feet per second into miles per hour we have to multiply 261 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

261 ft/s → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 261 ft/s × 0.68181818181818 mph

V(mph) = 177.95454545455 mph

The final result is:

261 ft/s → 177.95454545455 mph

We conclude that 261 feet per second is equivalent to 177.95454545455 miles per hour:

261 feet per second = 177.95454545455 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 0.0056194125159642 × 261 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 261 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0056194125159642 miles per hour.

## Approximate result

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

261 ft/s ≅ 177.955 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero zero six times two hundred sixty-one 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)
262 feet per second 178.636 miles per hour
263 feet per second 179.318 miles per hour
264 feet per second 180 miles per hour
265 feet per second 180.682 miles per hour
266 feet per second 181.364 miles per hour
267 feet per second 182.045 miles per hour
268 feet per second 182.727 miles per hour
269 feet per second 183.409 miles per hour
270 feet per second 184.091 miles per hour
271 feet per second 184.773 miles per hour