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Primary (SI) Based Unit
meter per second squared (m/s2)

Units Tables


Primary (SI) Unit (x)Secondary Unit (y)x -> y
meter per second squared (m/s2) acceleration of free fall, standard (gn)x / 9.80665
meter per second squared (m/s2) foot per second squared (ft/s2)x / 0.3048
meter per second squared (m/s2) inch per second squared (in/s2)x / 0.0254

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