In this article I will show you how to convert 5 metres per second into knots. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 5 mps to knot. They are the same thing!
How to Convert Metres per second to Knots
A metres per second is greater than a knot. I know that a mps is greater 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 metres per second into knots, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.
The conversion factor for mps to knot is:
Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 5 mps to knot by multiplying
1.9438461717893 by the number of metres per second we have, which is 5.
So, the answer to the question "what is 5 metres per second in knots?" is 9.7192308589467 knot.
Metres per second to Knots Conversion Table
Below is a sample conversion table for mps to knot:
|Metres per second (mps)||Knots (knot)|
Best Conversion Unit for 5 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 5 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 5 mps is metres per second and the amount is 5 mps.