In this article I will show you how to convert 5 feet per second into knots. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 5 ftps to knot. They are the same thing!
How to Convert Feet per second to Knots
A feet per second is smaller than a knot. I know that a ftps is smaller than a knot 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 5 feet per second into knots, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.
The conversion factor for ftps to knot is:
Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 5 ftps to knot by multiplying
0.59248380180595 by the number of feet per second we have, which is 5.
So, the answer to the question "what is 5 feet per second in knots?" is 2.9624190090298 knot.
Feet per second to Knots Conversion Table
Below is a sample conversion table for ftps to knot:
|Feet per second (ftps)||Knots (knot)|
Best Conversion Unit for 5 ftps
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 5 ftps.
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 5 ftps is metres per second and the amount is 1.5239986846813 mps.