In this article I will show you how to convert 50 miles per hour into metres per second. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 50 mph to mps. They are the same thing!
How to Convert Miles per hour to Metres per second
A miles per hour is smaller than a metres per second. I know that a mph is smaller than a mps 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 50 miles per hour into metres per second, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.
The conversion factor for mph to mps is:
Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 50 mph to mps by multiplying
0.44704 by the number of miles per hour we have, which is 50.
So, the answer to the question "what is 50 miles per hour in metres per second?" is 22.352 mps.
Miles per hour to Metres per second Conversion Table
Below is a sample conversion table for mph to mps:
|Miles per hour (mph)||Metres per second (mps)|
Best Conversion Unit for 50 mph
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 50 mph.
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 50 mph is metres per second and the amount is 22.352 mps.