In this article I will show you how to convert 5 metres per second squared into g-forces. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 5 mps² to gf. They are the same thing!
How to Convert Metres per second squared to G-forces
A metres per second squared is smaller than a g-force. I know that a mps² is smaller than a gf because of something called conversion factors.
Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 5 metres per second squared into g-forces, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.
The conversion factor for mps² to gf is:
Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 5 mps² to gf by multiplying
0.10197162129779 by the number of metres per second squared we have, which is 5.
So, the answer to the question "what is 5 metres per second squared in g-forces?" is 0.50985810648896 gf.
Metres per second squared to G-forces Conversion Table
Below is a sample conversion table for mps² to gf:
|Metres per second squared (mps²)||G-forces (gf)|
Best Conversion Unit for 5 mps²
Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.
I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 5 mps².
To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.
The best unit of measurement I have found for 5 mps² is metres per second squared and the amount is 5 mps².