You are here:

Excel/convert to mph( miles per hour)


Beth wrote at 2012-12-14 17:24:34
I could be wrong, but I believe the formula given above is incorrect.  If you are trying to determine miles/hour then you'd insert the distance in the miles and time for the hour location.  Thus the formula would be

=A1/B1 (or =miles/hour)

if A1 has the distance and B1 has the time.  

However, since the time given is in minutes, it obviously needs to be calculated into hours.  Thus making the formula:


Just to test this... If one runs 3 miles in 45 minutes, then the mph should be 4.  =3/(45/60)  and one gets 4.

About Excel
This topic answers questions related to Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (or workbook) stand-alone or Mircrosoft Office Excel including Excel 2003, Excel 2007, Office 2000, and Office XP. You can get Excel help on Excel formulas(or functions), Excell macros, charting in Excel, advanced features, and the general use of Excel. This does not provide a general Excel tutorial nor the basics of using a spreadsheet. It provides specific answers to using Microsoft Excel only. If you do not see your Excel question answered in this area then please ask an Excel question here


All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


Douglas M. Smith


I specialize in solving formula, feature and structure related problems. I know many tricks to help make your spreadsheets and processing more efficient.


Past/Present Clients
Gannett, Fannie Mae, Pepsi, Nortel, Procter & Gamble, BellSouth, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC, NC Central University, GlaxoSmithKline, Maintenance Excellence Institute, AAI Pharmaceuticals, Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC,

©2017 All rights reserved.