# Meters Per Minute to Miles Per Hour Converter

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## Conversion Table

 meters per minute to miles per hour m/min mph 10 m/min 0.3728 mph 20 m/min 0.7456 mph 30 m/min 1.1185 mph 40 m/min 1.4913 mph 50 m/min 1.8641 mph 60 m/min 2.2369 mph 70 m/min 2.6098 mph 80 m/min 2.9826 mph 90 m/min 3.3554 mph 100 m/min 3.7282 mph 110 m/min 4.101 mph 120 m/min 4.4739 mph 130 m/min 4.8467 mph 140 m/min 5.2195 mph 150 m/min 5.5923 mph 160 m/min 5.9652 mph 170 m/min 6.338 mph 180 m/min 6.7108 mph 190 m/min 7.0836 mph 200 m/min 7.4565 mph

## How to convert

1 meter per minute (m/min) = 0.037282272 mile per hour (mph). Meter Per Minute (m/min) is a unit of Speed used in Metric system. Mile Per Hour (mph) is a unit of Speed used in Standard system.

## Meters per minute: A unit of speed

Meters per minute (m/min) is a unit of speed or velocity in the International System of Units (SI). It measures how fast an object is moving by calculating the distance traveled in meters divided by the time taken in minutes. For example, if a car travels 600 meters in 10 minutes, its speed is 60 m/min.

## How to convert meters per minute

Meters per minute can be converted to other units of speed or velocity by using simple conversion factors. Here are some common units and their conversion factors:

• Meters per second (m/s): To convert from m/min to m/s, divide by 60. To convert from m/s to m/min, multiply by 60. For example, 1 m/min is equal to 0.0166667 m/s, and 10 m/s is equal to 600 m/min.
• Kilometers per hour (km/h): To convert from m/min to km/h, multiply by 0.06. To convert from km/h to m/min, divide by 0.06. For example, 1 m/min is equal to 0.06 km/h, and 50 km/h is equal to 833.333 m/min.
• Miles per hour (mph): To convert from m/min to mph, multiply by 0.0372823. To convert from mph to m/min, divide by 0.0372823. For example, 1 m/min is equal to 0.0372823 mph, and 30 mph is equal to 804.672 m/min.
• Knots (kn): To convert from m/min to kn, multiply by 0.0323974. To convert from kn to m/min, divide by 0.0323974. For example, 1 m/min is equal to 0.0323974 kn, and 15 kn is equal to 462.963 m/min.
• Feet per minute (ft/min): To convert from m/min to ft/min, multiply by 3.2808399. To convert from ft/min to m/min, divide by 3.2808399. For example,1 m/min is equal to 3.2808399 ft/min, and 10 ft/min is equal to 3.048 m/min.
• Inches per minute (in/min): To convert from m/min to in/min, multiply by 39.3700787. To convert from in/min to m/min, divide by 39.3700787. For example,1 m/min is equal to 39.3700787 in/min, and 20 in/min is equal to 0.508 m/min.

## Where meters per minute are used

Meters per minute are mainly used in engineering and manufacturing to measure the speed or velocity of machines and processes.

For example, the cutting speed of a lathe or a milling machine is often given in meters per minute, which indicates how fast the tool moves relative to the workpiece.

The conveyor belt speed of a production line is often given in meters per minute, which indicates how fast the products move along the belt.

The airspeed of a glider or a balloon is often given in meters per minute, which indicates how fast the aircraft ascends or descends.

## Definition of meters per minute

According to the SI definition, one meter per minute is the speed of a body that covers a distance of one meter in a time of one minute.

Mathematically, it can be expressed as:

where v is the speed or velocity in meters per minute, s is the distance traveled in meters, and t is the time taken in minutes.

## History of meters per minute

The concept of speed or velocity has been studied since ancient times by philosophers and scientists such as Aristotle, Galileo, Newton, etc.

The meter was originally derived from the French meter which was defined as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole.

The minute was originally derived from the Babylonian sexagesimal system which divided an hour into sixty minutes.

The combination of these two units resulted in the meter per minute as a unit of speed or velocity.

The meter per minute was officially adopted as part of the SI system in 1960.

## Example conversions of meters per minute to other units

Here are some examples of converting meters per minute to other units of speed or velocity:

1 m/min = 0.0166667 m/s = 0.06 km/h = 0.0372823 mph = 0.0323974 kn = 3.2808399 ft/min = 39.3700787 in/min
2 m/min = 0.0333333 m/s = 0.12 km/h = 0.0745646 mph = 0.0647948 kn = 6.5616798 ft/min = 78.7401574 in/min
5 m/min = 0.0833333 m/s = 0.3 km/h = 0.186411 mph = 0.161987 kn = 16.4041995 ft/min = 196.8503937 in/min
10 m/min = 0.166667 m/s = 0.6 km/h = 0.372823 mph = 0.323974 kn = 32.808399 ft/min = 393.7007874 in/min
20 m/min = 0.333333 m/s = 1.2 km/h = 0.745645 mph = 0.647948 kn = 65.616798 ft/min = 787.4015748 in/min
50 m/min = 0.833333 m/s = 3 km/h = 1.86411 mph = 1.61987 kn = 164.042 ft/min = 1968.5 in/min
100 m/min = 1.66667 m/s = 6 km/h = 3.72823 mph = 3.23974 kn = 328.084 ft/min = 3937.01 in/min

Meters per minute also can be marked as m/min and metres per minute (alternative British English spelling in UK).

## Definition of Miles Per Hour

Miles per hour (mph, m.p.h., MPH, or mi/h) is a unit of speed that measures how fast something is moving in terms of miles per unit of time. It is commonly used in the United States, the United Kingdom, and some other countries that use the US Standard system of measurement or have close historical ties with them. The speed limit signs on roads and highways are usually expressed in mph.

One mile per hour is equal to 1.609344 kilometers per hour, or 0.44704 meters per second. It can also be converted to other units of speed, such as feet per second, knots, or meters per second, by using appropriate conversion factors.

## How to Convert Miles Per Hour

To convert miles per hour to other units of speed, we need to multiply or divide by the corresponding conversion factors. For example, to convert miles per hour to kilometers per hour, we need to multiply by 1.609344, since there are 1.609344 kilometers in one mile. To convert miles per hour to meters per second, we need to multiply by 0.44704, since there are 0.44704 meters in one mile.

Here are some examples of how to convert miles per hour to other units of length in the US Standard system and the SI system:

• To convert 10 mph to kilometers per hour (km/h), we multiply by 1.609344: 10 mph x 1.609344 = 16.09344 km/h
• To convert 20 mph to feet per second (fps), we multiply by 1.466666667, since there are 1.466666667 feet in one mile: 20 mph x 1.466666667 = 29.33333334 fps
• To convert 30 mph to knots (kn), we multiply by 0.8689762421, since there are 0.8689762421 nautical miles in one mile: 30 mph x 0.8689762421 = 26.069287263 kn
• To convert 40 mph to meters per second (m/s), we multiply by 0.44704: 40 mph x 0.44704 = 17.8816 m/s
• To convert 50 mph to meters per minute (m/min), we multiply by 26.8224, since there are 26.8224 minutes in one hour: 50 mph x 26.8224 = 1341.12 m/min
• To convert 60 mph to centimeters per second (cm/s), we multiply by 100, since there are 100 centimeters in one meter, and multiply by 0.44704: 60 mph x 100 x 0.44704 = 2682 cm/s

## Where Miles Per Hour Are Used

Miles per hour are mainly used in the United States, the United Kingdom, and some other countries that use the US Standard system of measurement or have close historical ties with them. They are often used for car speeds and road signs, as well as for trains, planes, boats, and bicycles.

For example, a car may have a speed of 60 mph, which means that it travels a distance of 60 miles in one hour. A road sign may indicate a speed limit of 55 mph, which means that drivers should not exceed this speed on that road section. A train may have a speed of up to 150 mph, which means that it covers a distance of up to 150 miles in one hour.

Miles per hour are also used in some other fields, such as sports, weather, and astronomy, where the speed or velocity of an object or phenomenon is measured in miles per unit of time.

## History of Miles Per Hour

The origin of miles per hour as a unit of speed can be traced back to the development of the US Standard system and the mile as a unit of length in the late eighteenth century. The mile was defined as one thousand six hundred and nine meters (or eight furlongs) based on the English statute mile.

The term mile first appeared in English in the late fourteenth century, but it was not until later in the early nineteenth century that the use of miles per hour became more common; before that, other units such as feet per second or leagues per hour were preferred for expressing speed.

Miles per hour have been used ever since as a standard unit of speed for the United States, the United Kingdom, and some other countries that use the US Standard system or have close historical ties with them. They have also been adopted by some international organizations and conventions, such as the International Civil Aviation Organization and the International System of Units.

## Example Conversions of Miles Per Hour to Other Units

Here are some examples of how to convert miles per hour to other units of speed, using the conversion factors given above:

• To convert 100 mph to kilometers per hour, we multiply by 1.609344: 100 mph x 1.609344 = 160.9344 km/h
• To convert 200 mph to feet per second, we multiply by 1.466666667: 200 mph x 1.466666667 = 293.3333334 fps
• To convert 300 mph to knots, we multiply by 0.8689762421: 300 mph x 0.8689762421 = 260.69287263 kn
• To convert 400 mph to meters per second, we multiply by 0.44704: 400 mph x 0.44704 = 178.816 m/s
• To convert 500 mph to meters per minute, we multiply by 26.8224: 500 mph x 26.8224 = 13411.2 m/min
• To convert 600 mph to centimeters per second, we multiply by 100 and multiply by 0.44704: 600 mph x 100 x 0.44704 = 268200 cm/s
• To convert 700 mph to millimeters per minute, we multiply by 1000, since there are 1000 millimeters in one meter, and multiply by 26.8224: 700 mph x 1000 x 26.8224 = 18774880 mm/min
Miles per hour also can be marked as mile/hour and mi/h.

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