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 72 feet per second into miles per hour we have to multiply 72 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

72 ft/s → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 72 ft/s × 0.68181818181818 mph

V(mph) = 49.090909090909 mph

The final result is:

72 ft/s → 49.090909090909 mph

We conclude that 72 feet per second is equivalent to 49.090909090909 miles per hour:

72 feet per second = 49.090909090909 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 0.02037037037037 × 72 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 72 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.02037037037037 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

72 ft/s ≅ 49.091 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero two times seventy-two 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)
73 feet per second 49.773 miles per hour
74 feet per second 50.455 miles per hour
75 feet per second 51.136 miles per hour
76 feet per second 51.818 miles per hour
77 feet per second 52.5 miles per hour
78 feet per second 53.182 miles per hour
79 feet per second 53.864 miles per hour
80 feet per second 54.545 miles per hour
81 feet per second 55.227 miles per hour
82 feet per second 55.909 miles per hour