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Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to knots is 0.59248380129641, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 0.59248380129641 knots:

1 ft/s = 0.59248380129641 kt

To convert 87.2 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 87.2 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to knots. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 0.59248380129641 kt

87.2 ft/s → V(kt)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in knots:

V(kt) = 87.2 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 51.664587473047 kt

The final result is:

87.2 ft/s → 51.664587473047 kt

We conclude that 87.2 feet per second is equivalent to 51.664587473047 knots:

87.2 feet per second = 51.664587473047 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.019355617627291 × 87.2 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 87.2 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.019355617627291 knots.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that eighty-seven point two feet per second is approximately fifty-one point six six five knots:

87.2 ft/s ≅ 51.665 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero one nine times eighty-seven point two feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to knots chart

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

feet per second (ft/s) knots (kt)
88.2 feet per second 52.257 knots
89.2 feet per second 52.85 knots
90.2 feet per second 53.442 knots
91.2 feet per second 54.035 knots
92.2 feet per second 54.627 knots
93.2 feet per second 55.219 knots
94.2 feet per second 55.812 knots
95.2 feet per second 56.404 knots
96.2 feet per second 56.997 knots
97.2 feet per second 57.589 knots