Question:

Level 2 PSLE

Elsa and Ana started jogging from the same place in opposite directions along a straight path. They jogged for 40 minutes. At the end of the jog, they were 7 km apart. Elsa's average speed was 6 km/h. What was Ana's average speed in km/h? Express the answer in mixed number.

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Elsa and Ana started jogging from the same place in opposite directions along a straight path. They jogged for 40 minutes. At the end of the jog, they were 7 km apart. Elsa's average speed was 6 km/h. What was Ana's average speed in km/h? Express the answer in mixed number.

Level 2

Martin and Ervin started together from the same bus-stop and ran along a track at the speed of 11 km/h and 7 km/h respectively. How far apart would they be in 15 minutes? Express the answer in km.

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Martin and Ervin started together from the same bus-stop and ran along a track at the speed of 11 km/h and 7 km/h respectively. How far apart would they be in 15 minutes? Express the answer in km.

Level 3 PSLE

When Lance started cycling from his home, Kenneth was 120 m ahead. Lance's cycling speed was 5 m/s and Kenneth's jogging speed was 2 m/s. They went in the same direction and did not change their speeds throughout. What distance would Lance have cycled when he caught up with Kenneth?

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When Lance started cycling from his home, Kenneth was 120 m ahead. Lance's cycling speed was 5 m/s and Kenneth's jogging speed was 2 m/s. They went in the same direction and did not change their speeds throughout. What distance would Lance have cycled when he caught up with Kenneth?

Level 2

Tony drove a distance of 15 km in 10 minutes.

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Tony drove a distance of 15 km in 10 minutes.

- What was his speed in km/h?
- How long will it take him to cover 360 km at this speed? Express the answer in hours.

Level 2

A van covers a distance of 45 km in 25 minutes.

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A van covers a distance of 45 km in 25 minutes.

- At what speed is it travelling?
- How long will it take to cover a distance of 36 km?

Level 3

Sam took 2 hours to walk from Building A to Building B which was 6 km away. On his way back from Building B to Building A, he increased his average walking speed by 1 km/h. How long did he take for his journey back?

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Sam took 2 hours to walk from Building A to Building B which was 6 km away. On his way back from Building B to Building A, he increased his average walking speed by 1 km/h. How long did he take for his journey back?

Level 3

Jake walks to school at an average speed of 4 km/h every day. One day, after walking a distance of 1 km, he realised that his watch was slow. So, he ran at a constant speed and managed to reach his school just on time. Later, he calculated that if he had run at this speed right from the start of the journey, he would have reached his school 5 minutes earlier. What was his running speed?

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Jake walks to school at an average speed of 4 km/h every day. One day, after walking a distance of 1 km, he realised that his watch was slow. So, he ran at a constant speed and managed to reach his school just on time. Later, he calculated that if he had run at this speed right from the start of the journey, he would have reached his school 5 minutes earlier. What was his running speed?

Level 3

Ryan drove at an average speed of 70 km/h for the first 2 hours of the journey. He then increased his average speed by 15 km/h and drove for another 3 hours until he reached his town. Find his average speed for the whole journey.

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Ryan drove at an average speed of 70 km/h for the first 2 hours of the journey. He then increased his average speed by 15 km/h and drove for another 3 hours until he reached his town. Find his average speed for the whole journey.

Level 3

Jesse left home at 6.15 a.m. and drove towards the mountain which was 802 km away. For the first 210 km, she was travelling at 70 km/h. Then she increased her speed by 4 km/h and completed the remaining journey.

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Jesse left home at 6.15 a.m. and drove towards the mountain which was 802 km away. For the first 210 km, she was travelling at 70 km/h. Then she increased her speed by 4 km/h and completed the remaining journey.

- How long did she take for her whole journey?
- At what time did she reach the mountain?

Level 3

Jimmy drove at an average speed of 72 km/h for 4 hours. He then reduced his average speed by 18 km/h and continued for another 5 hours before he reached his destination. Find his average speed for the whole journey.

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Jimmy drove at an average speed of 72 km/h for 4 hours. He then reduced his average speed by 18 km/h and continued for another 5 hours before he reached his destination. Find his average speed for the whole journey.

Level 3

Ben drove a car at an average speed of 84 km/h for 45 minutes. He then reduced his average speed by 6 km/h and drove another 30 min before he reached his destination. Find the total distance covered by Ben.

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Ben drove a car at an average speed of 84 km/h for 45 minutes. He then reduced his average speed by 6 km/h and drove another 30 min before he reached his destination. Find the total distance covered by Ben.

Level 3

A coach driver drove the first 4 h of a journey at an average speed 64 km/h. Driving at an average speed of 90 km/h, he then took another 5 h to complete his remaining journey. Find his average speed for the whole journey. Give the answer in mixed number.

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A coach driver drove the first 4 h of a journey at an average speed 64 km/h. Driving at an average speed of 90 km/h, he then took another 5 h to complete his remaining journey. Find his average speed for the whole journey. Give the answer in mixed number.

Level 3

Elsa and Jason started biking at 10.45 a.m. along an 8-km trail. Elsa took 24 minutes to reach the finishing point. Jason's speed was 15 km/h slower than Elsa's. At what time did Jason reach the finishing point?

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Elsa and Jason started biking at 10.45 a.m. along an 8-km trail. Elsa took 24 minutes to reach the finishing point. Jason's speed was 15 km/h slower than Elsa's. At what time did Jason reach the finishing point?

Level 3

Cain and Lea started driving at 9.30 a.m. from City A and headed towards City B which was 312 km away. Cain took 4 hours to complete his journey. Lea's average speed was 2 km/h faster than Cain's. At what time did Lea arrive at City B?

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Cain and Lea started driving at 9.30 a.m. from City A and headed towards City B which was 312 km away. Cain took 4 hours to complete his journey. Lea's average speed was 2 km/h faster than Cain's. At what time did Lea arrive at City B?

Level 3

Wilson started travelling at 10 a.m. at a speed of 75 km/h towards a town. Timmy started travelling towards the town from the same place 3 hours later. When Wilson reached the town at 6 p.m., Timmy had another 180 km to travel. What was Timmy's average speed?

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Wilson started travelling at 10 a.m. at a speed of 75 km/h towards a town. Timmy started travelling towards the town from the same place 3 hours later. When Wilson reached the town at 6 p.m., Timmy had another 180 km to travel. What was Timmy's average speed?

Level 3

Loisa left the house at 11.30 a.m. and drove towards her office. 1 hour later, her brother left house and drove towards the same office at 76 km/h. When the brother reached the office at 3.30 p.m., Loisa had another 3 km to travel. What was Loisa's average speed? Express the answer in mixed number.

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Loisa left the house at 11.30 a.m. and drove towards her office. 1 hour later, her brother left house and drove towards the same office at 76 km/h. When the brother reached the office at 3.30 p.m., Loisa had another 3 km to travel. What was Loisa's average speed? Express the answer in mixed number.

Level 3

At 8 a.m., Lance left Hotel A in his car and travelled towards Hotel B at 90 km/h. At the same time, Nick left Hotel A in his car and travelled in the opposite direction towards Hotel C. When Nick reached Hotel C at 10:30 a.m., Lance was 15 km away from Hotel B.

At 8 a.m., Lance left Hotel A in his car and travelled towards Hotel B at 90 km/h. At the same time, Nick left Hotel A in his car and travelled in the opposite direction towards Hotel C. When Nick reached Hotel C at 10:30 a.m., Lance was 15 km away from Hotel B.

- What was the distance from Hotel A to Hotel B?
- If the distance between Hotel B and Hotel C was 440 km, what was Nick's average speed?

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Level 3

Lani was travelling from Point X to Point Y at a constant speed of 80 km/h. After 2 hours, she passed a bus coming from the opposite direction. Lani travelled another 160 km to reach Point Y. At this point, the bus was still 50 km from Point X. What is the average speed of the bus?

Lani was travelling from Point X to Point Y at a constant speed of 80 km/h. After 2 hours, she passed a bus coming from the opposite direction. Lani travelled another 160 km to reach Point Y. At this point, the bus was still 50 km from Point X. What is the average speed of the bus?

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Level 3

Mrs Tan left home at 9 a.m. and drove towards the city. 1^{1}_{3} hour later, Mrs Tan left the house and drove at an average speed of 100 km/h towards the city. When Mrs Tan reached his destination at 1 p.m., Mrs Tan was 20 km away from the city. Find Mrs Tan's average speed in km/h. Express the answer in mixed number.

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Mrs Tan left home at 9 a.m. and drove towards the city. 1

Level 3

Angela and Brian drove off together from Building A to Building B at average speeds of 85 km/h and 65 km/h respectively. How far apart would they be after 12 hours 15 minutes?

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Angela and Brian drove off together from Building A to Building B at average speeds of 85 km/h and 65 km/h respectively. How far apart would they be after 12 hours 15 minutes?