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 52.7 feet per second into meters per second we have to multiply 52.7 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

52.7 ft/s → V(m/s)

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

V(m/s) = 52.7 ft/s × 0.3048 m/s

V(m/s) = 16.06296 m/s

The final result is:

52.7 ft/s → 16.06296 m/s

We conclude that 52.7 feet per second is equivalent to 16.06296 meters per second:

52.7 feet per second = 16.06296 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 0.062255026470837 × 52.7 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 52.7 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.062255026470837 meters per second.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that fifty-two point seven feet per second is approximately sixteen point zero six three meters per second:

52.7 ft/s ≅ 16.063 m/s

An alternative is also that one meter per second is approximately zero point zero six two times fifty-two point seven 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)
53.7 feet per second 16.368 meters per second
54.7 feet per second 16.673 meters per second
55.7 feet per second 16.977 meters per second
56.7 feet per second 17.282 meters per second
57.7 feet per second 17.587 meters per second
58.7 feet per second 17.892 meters per second
59.7 feet per second 18.197 meters per second
60.7 feet per second 18.501 meters per second
61.7 feet per second 18.806 meters per second
62.7 feet per second 19.111 meters per second