## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from knots to miles per hour is 1.1507794480225, which means that 1 knot is equal to 1.1507794480225 miles per hour:

1 kt = 1.1507794480225 mph

To convert 47.7 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 47.7 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from knots to miles per hour. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 kt → 1.1507794480225 mph

47.7 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 47.7 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 54.892179670676 mph

The final result is:

47.7 kt → 54.892179670676 mph

We conclude that 47.7 knots is equivalent to 54.892179670676 miles per hour:

47.7 knots = 54.892179670676 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 0.018217531276759 × 47.7 knots.

Another way is saying that 47.7 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.018217531276759 miles per hour.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that forty-seven point seven knots is approximately fifty-four point eight nine two miles per hour:

47.7 kt ≅ 54.892 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero one eight times forty-seven point seven knots.

## Conversion table

### knots to miles per hour chart

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

knots (kt) miles per hour (mph)
48.7 knots 56.043 miles per hour
49.7 knots 57.194 miles per hour
50.7 knots 58.345 miles per hour
51.7 knots 59.495 miles per hour
52.7 knots 60.646 miles per hour
53.7 knots 61.797 miles per hour
54.7 knots 62.948 miles per hour
55.7 knots 64.098 miles per hour
56.7 knots 65.249 miles per hour
57.7 knots 66.4 miles per hour