**Metre per second** (U.S. spelling: **meter per second**) is an SI derived unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector), defined by distance in metres divided by time in seconds. The symbol is **m/s**, or equivalently, **m s**^{-1}. ...
SI derived units are part of the SI system of measurement units and are derived from the seven SI base units. ...
Speed (symbol: v) is the rate of motion, or equivalently the rate of change of position, expressed as distance d moved per unit of time t. ...
Scalar is a concept that has meaning in mathematics, physics, and computing. ...
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The word vector means carrier in Latin; it is derived from the Latin verb vehere, which means to carry. ...
Jump to: navigation, search The distance between two points is the length of a straight line segment between them. ...
The metre, or meter (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ...
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The second (symbol s) is a unit for time, and one of seven SI base units. ...
## Conversions
1 metre per second is equivalent to: Mayuresh Jump to: navigation, search Feet per second is a unit of speed; it expressses the number of feet traveled in one second. ...
Miles per hour is a unit of speed, expressing the number of international miles covered per hour. ...
Kilometre per hour (American spelling: kilometer per hour) is a unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector). ...
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