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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 5.9 feet per second into miles per hour we have to multiply 5.9 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

5.9 ft/s → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 5.9 ft/s × 0.68181818181818 mph

V(mph) = 4.0227272727273 mph

The final result is:

5.9 ft/s → 4.0227272727273 mph

We conclude that 5.9 feet per second is equivalent to 4.0227272727273 miles per hour:

5.9 feet per second = 4.0227272727273 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 0.24858757062147 × 5.9 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 5.9 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.24858757062147 miles per hour.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that five point nine feet per second is approximately four point zero two three miles per hour:

5.9 ft/s ≅ 4.023 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point two four nine times five point nine 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)
6.9 feet per second 4.705 miles per hour
7.9 feet per second 5.386 miles per hour
8.9 feet per second 6.068 miles per hour
9.9 feet per second 6.75 miles per hour
10.9 feet per second 7.432 miles per hour
11.9 feet per second 8.114 miles per hour
12.9 feet per second 8.795 miles per hour
13.9 feet per second 9.477 miles per hour
14.9 feet per second 10.159 miles per hour
15.9 feet per second 10.841 miles per hour