# Feet Per Second To Yards Per Minute Conversion

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## How to convert feet per second to yards per minute (ft/s to yd/m)

The formula for converting feet per second to yards per minute is: yd/m = ft/s × 20. To calculate the foot per second value in yards per minute first substitute the foot per second value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 foot per second in yards per minute we follow these steps:

yd/m = ft/s × 20

yd/m = 1 × 20

yd/m = 20

In other words, 1 foot per second is equal to 20 yards per minute.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 5 feet per second to yards per minute is:

1. Understand the conversion formula: yd/m = ft/s × 20
2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 5 for ft/s so the formula becomes: yd/m = 5 × 20
3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 5 × 20 = 100 yd/m

In summary, 5 feet per second is equal to 100 yards per minute.

## Converting yards per minute to feet per second

In order to convert the other way around i.e. yards per minute to feet per second, you would use the following formula: ft/s = yd/m × 0.05. To convert yards per minute to feet per second first substitute the yard per minute value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 yard per minute in feet per second we follow these steps:

ft/s = yd/m × 0.05

ft/s = 1 × 0.05

ft/s = 0.05

Or in other words, 1 yard per minute is equal to 0.05 feet per second.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Foot Per Second?

Foot per second (ft/s) is a unit of linear velocity measurement. It represents the rate at which an object or particle travels a distance of one foot in one second. Foot per second is commonly used to quantify the speed or velocity of objects or the flow rate of fluids.
To provide a detailed example of foot per second, let's consider a moving object, such as a person walking. If a person covers a distance of 5 feet in one second, then their velocity would be 5 ft/s. This means that the person is moving at a speed of 5 feet per second.
Foot per second is widely used in various practical applications, such as transportation, sports, and engineering. It allows for convenient measurement and comparison of speeds in everyday scenarios.
In transportation, foot per second can be used to express the speed of pedestrians, runners, or vehicles traveling at slower speeds. For example, when discussing walking or running speeds, foot per second provides a familiar unit for measuring and understanding human movement.
In sports, foot per second is often used to describe the speed of athletes in disciplines such as track and field, soccer, or basketball. It helps assess performance, analyze sprints or movements, and compare the velocities of different athletes.
Foot per second is also relevant in engineering, particularly in fluid dynamics and flow rate calculations. For instance, when evaluating water flow in pipes or channels, the velocity of the fluid can be expressed in feet per second.
It's important to note that foot per second can be converted to other units of velocity. For example, 1 ft/s is approximately equal to 0.3048 meters per second (m/s) or 0.6818 miles per hour (mph).
In summary, foot per second (ft/s) is a unit of linear velocity measurement, representing the rate at which an object or particle travels a distance of one foot in one second. It is commonly used to quantify speeds in various contexts, such as transportation, sports, and engineering. Foot per second provides a convenient and relatable unit for measuring and comparing velocities in everyday scenarios.

### What is a Yard Per Minute?

Yard per minute is a unit of speed that measures the distance traveled in yards divided by the time taken in minutes. It is primarily used in countries that follow the imperial system of measurement, such as the United States and the United Kingdom.
The yard, which is the primary unit in this measurement, is an imperial unit of length equal to 3 feet or approximately 0.9144 meters. It is commonly used in everyday measurements, particularly for shorter distances.
The minute, the unit of time in this measurement, is a standard unit of time equal to 60 seconds. It is used to quantify the duration of an event or the time taken to travel a certain distance.
To better understand yard per minute, let's consider an example. Imagine a person walking at a speed of 10 yards per minute. This means that for every minute, the person covers a distance of 10 yards. In practical terms, if the person maintains this speed for 5 minutes, they would have traveled a total distance of 50 yards.
Yard per minute is not as commonly used as other speed units, such as miles per hour or meters per second. However, it may find relevance in certain applications that involve slower movements or smaller distances, such as gardening, construction, or surveying.
It's important to note that yard per minute can be converted to other more commonly used units of speed, such as feet per second or meters per minute, using appropriate conversion factors. For example, 1 yard per minute is equivalent to approximately 0.5 feet per second or approximately 0.508 meters per minute.
In summary, yard per minute is a unit of speed that represents the distance traveled in yards divided by the time taken in minutes. It is primarily used in countries that follow the imperial system and may find application in certain contexts involving slower movements or smaller distances. Understanding and converting between different speed units is essential for various purposes, including everyday measurements, construction, and engineering.

## Feet Per Second To Yards Per Minute Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common feet per second to yards per minute conversion values.

Foot Per Second (ft/s)Yard Per Minute (yd/m)
1 ft/s20 yd/m
2 ft/s40 yd/m
3 ft/s60 yd/m
4 ft/s80 yd/m
5 ft/s100 yd/m
6 ft/s120 yd/m
7 ft/s140 yd/m
8 ft/s160 yd/m
9 ft/s180 yd/m
10 ft/s200 yd/m
11 ft/s220 yd/m
12 ft/s240 yd/m
13 ft/s260 yd/m

## Other Common Foot Per SecondConversions

Below is a table of common conversions from feet per second to other speed units.

ConversionResult
1 foot per second in feet per minute60 ft/m
1 foot per second in feet per hour3600 ft/h
1 foot per second in kilometers per second0.000304785126485828 km/s
1 foot per second in kilometers per minute0.0182871075891497 km/m
1 foot per second in kilometers per hour1.09722645534898 km/h
1 foot per second in knots0.5924838013 kn, kt
1 foot per second in mach0.000889 Ma
1 foot per second in meters per second0.3048 m/s
1 foot per second in meters per minute18.288 m/min
1 foot per second in meters per hour1097.28 m/h
1 foot per second in miles per second0.0001893939 mi/s
1 foot per second in miles per minute0.0113636364 mi/m
1 foot per second in miles per hour0.6818181818 mph
1 foot per second in yards per second0.3333333333 yd/s
1 foot per second in yards per hour1200 yd/h
1 foot per second in speed of light0.000000001016703362 c
1 foot per second in speed of sound0.000889 c