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 55.8 feet per second into miles per hour we have to multiply 55.8 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

55.8 ft/s → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 55.8 ft/s × 0.68181818181818 mph

V(mph) = 38.045454545455 mph

The final result is:

55.8 ft/s → 38.045454545455 mph

We conclude that 55.8 feet per second is equivalent to 38.045454545455 miles per hour:

55.8 feet per second = 38.045454545455 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 0.026284348864994 × 55.8 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 55.8 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.026284348864994 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

55.8 ft/s ≅ 38.045 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero two six times fifty-five point eight 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)
56.8 feet per second 38.727 miles per hour
57.8 feet per second 39.409 miles per hour
58.8 feet per second 40.091 miles per hour
59.8 feet per second 40.773 miles per hour
60.8 feet per second 41.455 miles per hour
61.8 feet per second 42.136 miles per hour
62.8 feet per second 42.818 miles per hour
63.8 feet per second 43.5 miles per hour
64.8 feet per second 44.182 miles per hour
65.8 feet per second 44.864 miles per hour