40 km per hour to meter per second conversion result above is displayed in three different forms: as a decimal (which could be rounded), in scientific notation (scientific form, standard index form or standard form in the United Kingdom) and as a fraction (exact result). Every display form has its own advantages and in different situations particular form is more convenient than another. For example usage of scientific notation when working with big numbers is recommended due to easier reading and comprehension. Usage of fractions is recommended when more precision is needed.
If we want to calculate how many Meters per Second are 40 Kilometers per Hour we have to multiply 40 by 5 and divide the product by 18. So for 40 we have: (40 × 5) ÷ 18 = 200 ÷ 18 = 11.111111111111 Meters per Second
So finally 40 km per hour = 11.111111111111 meter per second