## Unit Converter

## 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 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 47 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 kt → V_{(mph)}

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

V_{(mph)} = 47 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V_{(mph)} = 54.08663405706 mph

The final result is:

47 kt → 54.08663405706 mph

We conclude that **47 knots is equivalent to 54.08663405706 miles per hour**:

47 knots = 54.08663405706 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 0.018488856210668 × 47 knots**.

Another way is saying that *47 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.018488856210668 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 knots is approximately fifty-four point zero eight seven miles per hour**:

47 kt ≅ 54.087 mph

An alternative is also that *one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero one eight times forty-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 knots | 55.237 miles per hour |

49 knots | 56.388 miles per hour |

50 knots | 57.539 miles per hour |

51 knots | 58.69 miles per hour |

52 knots | 59.841 miles per hour |

53 knots | 60.991 miles per hour |

54 knots | 62.142 miles per hour |

55 knots | 63.293 miles per hour |

56 knots | 64.444 miles per hour |

57 knots | 65.594 miles per hour |