Level 3 PSLE
Alice and Hilda started jogging from the same point of a 5 km track round a housing estate. They started at the same time but in opposite directions. Alice jogged past Hilda after 2 km. Both of them did not change their speeds throughout. Alice took 30 min to complete one round. What was Hilda's jogging speed in m/min?
3 m
Level 3
At 7 a.m., a black car and a green car left the office and travelled at average speeds in opposite directions round a 25-km route. The black car took 15 minutes to complete each round while the green car took 20 minutes.
  1. Find the speed of the black car.
  2. Find the speed of the green car.
  3. If the 2 cars travelled without any interval of rest, at what time would the 2 cars next meet again at the office?
3 m
Level 3
Vivian and Kyle started cycling at uniform speeds from the same place in opposite direction round an 800-m forest trail. Vivian took 40 seconds to complete each round while Kyle took 50 seconds.
  1. Find the distance covered per second by Vivian in m.
  2. Find the distance covered per second by Kyle in m.
  3. When the two cyclists next met again at the starting point, how far would Vivian have covered? Express the answer in km.
3 m
Level 3
Bus X and Bus Y left the same bus station at uniform speeds in the same direction round a 48-km circular route. Bus X took 45 minutes to complete each round while Bus Y took 30 minutes.
  1. How long would it take Bus Y to meet Bus Y for the first time? Express the answer in mixed number of hours.
  2. How far would Bus X be behind Bus Y after 12 hour?
3 m
Level 3
Helen and Jomarie started off from the same place and drove at uniform speeds in the same direction round a 40-km circular racing track. Helen completed each round in 40 minutes. Jomarie took 50 minutes to complete each round.
  1. How far would Jomarie be behind Helen after 1 hour?
  2. How long after they started would it take Helen to meet Jomarie for the first time?
3 m