Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to meters per second is 0.3048, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 0.3048 meters per second:

1 ft/s = 0.3048 m/s

To convert 386 feet per second into meters per second we have to multiply 386 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to meters per second. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 0.3048 m/s

386 ft/s → V(m/s)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in meters per second:

V(m/s) = 386 ft/s × 0.3048 m/s

V(m/s) = 117.6528 m/s

The final result is:

386 ft/s → 117.6528 m/s

We conclude that 386 feet per second is equivalent to 117.6528 meters per second:

386 feet per second = 117.6528 meters per second

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter per second is equal to 0.0084995852202413 × 386 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 386 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0084995852202413 meters per second.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that three hundred eighty-six feet per second is approximately one hundred seventeen point six five three meters per second:

386 ft/s ≅ 117.653 m/s

An alternative is also that one meter per second is approximately zero point zero zero eight times three hundred eighty-six feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to meters per second chart

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

feet per second (ft/s) meters per second (m/s)
387 feet per second 117.958 meters per second
388 feet per second 118.262 meters per second
389 feet per second 118.567 meters per second
390 feet per second 118.872 meters per second
391 feet per second 119.177 meters per second
392 feet per second 119.482 meters per second
393 feet per second 119.786 meters per second
394 feet per second 120.091 meters per second
395 feet per second 120.396 meters per second
396 feet per second 120.701 meters per second