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Conversion formula

The conversion factor from knots to meters per second is 0.514444444444, which means that 1 knot is equal to 0.514444444444 meters per second:

1 kt = 0.514444444444 m/s

To convert 55.2 knots into meters per second we have to multiply 55.2 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from knots to meters per second. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 kt → 0.514444444444 m/s

55.2 kt → V(m/s)

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

V(m/s) = 55.2 kt × 0.514444444444 m/s

V(m/s) = 28.397333333309 m/s

The final result is:

55.2 kt → 28.397333333309 m/s

We conclude that 55.2 knots is equivalent to 28.397333333309 meters per second:

55.2 knots = 28.397333333309 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 0.035214574138447 × 55.2 knots.

Another way is saying that 55.2 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.035214574138447 meters per second.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that fifty-five point two knots is approximately twenty-eight point three nine seven meters per second:

55.2 kt ≅ 28.397 m/s

An alternative is also that one meter per second is approximately zero point zero three five times fifty-five point two knots.

Conversion table

knots to meters per second chart

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

knots (kt) meters per second (m/s)
56.2 knots 28.912 meters per second
57.2 knots 29.426 meters per second
58.2 knots 29.941 meters per second
59.2 knots 30.455 meters per second
60.2 knots 30.97 meters per second
61.2 knots 31.484 meters per second
62.2 knots 31.998 meters per second
63.2 knots 32.513 meters per second
64.2 knots 33.027 meters per second
65.2 knots 33.542 meters per second