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Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to knots is 0.59248380129641, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 0.59248380129641 knots:

1 ft/s = 0.59248380129641 kt

To convert 49.2 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 49.2 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to knots. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 0.59248380129641 kt

49.2 ft/s → V(kt)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in knots:

V(kt) = 49.2 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 29.150203023783 kt

The final result is:

49.2 ft/s → 29.150203023783 kt

We conclude that 49.2 feet per second is equivalent to 29.150203023783 knots:

49.2 feet per second = 29.150203023783 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.034305078396336 × 49.2 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 49.2 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.034305078396336 knots.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that forty-nine point two feet per second is approximately twenty-nine point one five knots:

49.2 ft/s ≅ 29.15 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero three four times forty-nine point two feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to knots chart

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

feet per second (ft/s) knots (kt)
50.2 feet per second 29.743 knots
51.2 feet per second 30.335 knots
52.2 feet per second 30.928 knots
53.2 feet per second 31.52 knots
54.2 feet per second 32.113 knots
55.2 feet per second 32.705 knots
56.2 feet per second 33.298 knots
57.2 feet per second 33.89 knots
58.2 feet per second 34.483 knots
59.2 feet per second 35.075 knots