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If we want to calculate how many Mach are 1600 Miles per Hour we have to multiply 1600 by 2794 and divide the product by 2070625. So for 1600 we have: (1600 × 2794) ÷ 2070625 = 4470400 ÷ 2070625 = 2.1589616661636 Mach
So finally 1600 mph = 2.1589616661636 mach