**Symbol**: m/s / **Base data**: velocity. SI derived units.

Expresses a speed of 1 meter per second

**Distance divided per time is the theory**

If A walks 10 meters in 10 seconds and B walks 24 meters in 20 seconds, which is faster? Of course, it’s B. How did you compare the two? Comparing how many meters you advance per second is a good way to do it. Meter per second is an SI basic speed unit.

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