# Convert 5 rpm to hz

So you want to convert 5 rotations per minute into hertz? If you're in a rush and just need the answer, the calculator below is all you need. **The answer is 0.083333333333333 hertz**.

## How to convert rotations per minute to hertz

We all use different units of measurement every day. Whether you're in a foreign country and need to convert the local imperial units to metric, or you're baking a cake and need to convert to a unit you are more familiar with.

Luckily, converting most units is very, very simple. In this case, all you need to know is that 1 rpm is equal to 0.016666666666667 hz.

Once you know what 1 rpm is in hertz, you can simply multiply 0.016666666666667 by the total rotations per minute you want to calculate.

So for our example here we have 5 rotations per minute. So all we do is multiply 5 by 0.016666666666667:

## What is the best conversion unit for 5 rpm?

As an added little bonus conversion for you, we can also calculate the best unit of measurement for 5 rpm.

What is the "best" unit of measurement? To keep it simple, let's say that the best unit of measure is the one that is the lowest possible without going below 1. The reason for this is that the lowest number generally makes it easier to understand the measurement.

**For 5 rpm the best unit of measurement is rotations per minute, and the amount is 5 rpm.**

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