Convert 1 mps to ftps

In this article I will show you how to convert 1 metres per second into feet per second. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 1 mps to ftps. They are the same thing!

How to Convert Metres per second to Feet per second

A metres per second is greater than a feet per second. I know that a mps is greater than a ftps because of something called conversion factors.

Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 1 metres per second into feet per second, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for mps to ftps is:

1 mps = 3.2808427266101 ftps

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 1 mps to ftps by multiplying 3.2808427266101 by the number of metres per second we have, which is 1.

1 x 3.2808427266101 = 3.2808427266101 ftps

So, the answer to the question "what is 1 metres per second in feet per second?" is 3.2808427266101 ftps.

Metres per second to Feet per second Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for mps to ftps:

Metres per second (mps) Feet per second (ftps)
0.010.03
0.10.33
13.28
26.56
39.84
516.4
1032.81
2065.62
50164.04
100328.08
10003280.84

Best Conversion Unit for 1 mps

Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.

I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 1 mps.

To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.

The best unit of measurement I have found for 1 mps is metres per second and the amount is 1 mps.

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