To convert 60 knots to miles per hour, multiply 60 by 1.15. A knot is a unit of speed also known as a nautical mile.
- Find the conversion value for knots to mph
One nautical mile per hour is equal to approximately 1.15 mph, so the conversion value for knots to mph is 1.15.
- Multiply the value in knots by 1.15
Multiple the value in knots, which is 60, by 1.15. The equation is: 60 x 1.15 = 69.
- Label the resulting value
The final step is to label the resulting number with the correct unit. For this equation, 60 knots is equal to 69 mph.