Unit Converter

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 71.8 feet per second into miles per hour we have to multiply 71.8 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

71.8 ft/s → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 71.8 ft/s × 0.68181818181818 mph

V(mph) = 48.954545454545 mph

The final result is:

71.8 ft/s → 48.954545454545 mph

We conclude that 71.8 feet per second is equivalent to 48.954545454545 miles per hour:

71.8 feet per second = 48.954545454545 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 0.020427112349118 × 71.8 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 71.8 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.020427112349118 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

71.8 ft/s ≅ 48.955 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero two times seventy-one 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)
72.8 feet per second 49.636 miles per hour
73.8 feet per second 50.318 miles per hour
74.8 feet per second 51 miles per hour
75.8 feet per second 51.682 miles per hour
76.8 feet per second 52.364 miles per hour
77.8 feet per second 53.045 miles per hour
78.8 feet per second 53.727 miles per hour
79.8 feet per second 54.409 miles per hour
80.8 feet per second 55.091 miles per hour
81.8 feet per second 55.773 miles per hour