# Convert 5 mps to mph

In this article I will show you how to convert 5 metres per second into miles per hour. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 5 mps to mph. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Metres per second to Miles per hour

A metres per second is greater than a miles per hour. I know that a mps is greater than a mph 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 miles per hour, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for mps to mph is:

1 mps = 2.2369362920544 mph

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 5 mps to mph by multiplying `2.2369362920544` by the number of metres per second we have, which is 5.

5 x 2.2369362920544 = 11.184681460272 mph

So, the answer to the question "what is 5 metres per second in miles per hour?" is 11.184681460272 mph.

## Metres per second to Miles per hour Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for mps to mph:

Metres per second (mps) Miles per hour (mph)
0.010.02
0.10.22
12.24
24.47
36.71
511.18
1022.37
2044.74
50111.85
100223.69
10002236.94

## 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.

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