how do I work it out?

I'm trying to work out what NPS (notes per second) 16ths at 184bpm are.

Any help?
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Christ, I heard the education system in this country was going down the tubes but still...

184x16 = notes per minute

notes per minute/60 = notes per second

More to the point, who cares?
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divide 184 by 60 and you get about 3. thats how many beats per second (or how many quarter notes a second) multiply that by 4 to get 16th notes and you get 12. so there are 12 sixteenth notes per second. multiply by 60 and there are 720 per minute.
Last edited by sumguy67 at Jan 15, 2007,
so 12 nps. I had it worked out as 12 but my aching fingers thought it was more.

And i wanted to know because i'm trying to get faster.
16ths are 4 notes per beat, so 184 times 4, all divided by 60, = 12.3 ish nps i think
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I got that wrong - the maths is right but the musical theory is off! I was working of whole notes, not crotchets...there's 4 16th notes in a crotchet so it should have been 184 x 4, not 184 x 16!

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