Metre per second

The metre per second is the unit of both speed (a scalar quantity) and velocity (a vector quantity, which has direction and magnitude) in the International System of Units (SI), equal to the speed of a body covering a distance of one metre in a time of one second.

Metre per second
Unit systemSI
Unit ofspeed
1 m/s in ...... is equal to ...
   km/h   3.6
   mph   2.2369
   kn   1.9438
   ft/s   3.2808

The SI unit symbols are m/s, m·s−1, m s−1, or m/s.[1] Sometimes it is abbreviated as "mps".[2]

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