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Conversion formula

The conversion factor from meters per second to miles per hour is 2.2369362920544, which means that 1 meter per second is equal to 2.2369362920544 miles per hour:

1 m/s = 2.2369362920544 mph

To convert 72 meters per second into miles per hour we have to multiply 72 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from meters per second to miles per hour. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 m/s → 2.2369362920544 mph

72 m/s → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 72 m/s × 2.2369362920544 mph

V(mph) = 161.05941302792 mph

The final result is:

72 m/s → 161.05941302792 mph

We conclude that 72 meters per second is equivalent to 161.05941302792 miles per hour:

72 meters per second = 161.05941302792 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 0.0062088888888889 × 72 meters per second.

Another way is saying that 72 meters per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0062088888888889 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 meters per second is approximately one hundred sixty-one point zero five nine miles per hour:

72 m/s ≅ 161.059 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero zero six times seventy-two meters per second.

Conversion table

meters per second to miles per hour chart

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

meters per second (m/s) miles per hour (mph)
73 meters per second 163.296 miles per hour
74 meters per second 165.533 miles per hour
75 meters per second 167.77 miles per hour
76 meters per second 170.007 miles per hour
77 meters per second 172.244 miles per hour
78 meters per second 174.481 miles per hour
79 meters per second 176.718 miles per hour
80 meters per second 178.955 miles per hour
81 meters per second 181.192 miles per hour
82 meters per second 183.429 miles per hour