How to convert miles/hr into km/hr

1 mile is approximately equal to1.609344 km.

Unit of time is the same in miles/hr and km/hr. No conversion is required for time.

To convert miles/hr into km/hr, multiply the number by 1.609344 and then round off the answer to the required decimal places.

Solved Example 1:

Convert 24 miles/hr into km/hr. Round off the answer to the nearest whole numbers.

Solution:

24 miles/hr

Step 1:

Multiply 24 by 1.609344

We have 24 * 1.609344 = 38.624256

Step 2:

Round off to the nearest whole number

38.624256 = 39 (approx)

Final Answer:

24 miles/hr = 39 km/hr (approx)

Try yourself: Practice Sheet 1

Solved Example 2:

Convert 60 miles/hr into km/hr. Round off the answer to 2 decimal places.

Solution:

60 miles/hr

Step 1:

Multiply 60 by 1.609344

60 * 1.609344 = 96.56064

Step 2:

Round off to 2 decimal places

96.56064 = 96.56 (approx)

Final Answer:

60 miles/hr = 96.56 km/hr (approx)

Try yourself: Practice Sheet 2