Full name: metre/second
Plural form: meters/second
Alternate spelling: metres/second
Category type: speed
Scale factor: 1
The SI derived unit for speed is the meter/second.
1 meter/second is equal to 1 m/s.
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Metre per second (U.S. spelling: meter per second) is an SI derived unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector quantity which specifies both magnitude and a specific direction), defined by distance in metres divided by time in seconds.
One metre per second is roughly the speed of an average person walking.