Level 3 PSLE
Esther and Margi took part in a cycling race. Esther cycled at a speed of 20 km/h. Both of them did not change their speed throughout the race. When Margi covered 12 the distance, Esther was 3.5 km in front of her. Esther reached the finishing line at 10.45 a.m. What time did Margi reach the finishing line?
3 m
Level 3
A bus and a car started travelling from Town A to Town B at the same time. After 5 hours, the car reached Town B while the bus covered only 710 of the journey. The speed of the car was 21 km/h more than the speed of the bus. Find the speed of the bus.
3 m
Level 3
Jen and David started running together along a cross country track. When David completed the track in 40 minutes, Jen had run only 58 of the track. Jen’s average speed was 75 m/min slower than David’s.
  1. How long was the cross country track in m?
  2. Find Jen’s average speed in m/min.
3 m
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
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
Level 3
A car was on its way from Town X to Town Y. After covering 25 of its journey, it passed a van which was travelling at an average speed of 70 km/h. 5 hours later, the car reached its destination, but the van was still 28 km from Town Y. If the car had also started from Town X, how long would it take to travel from Town X to Town Y? Express the answer in mixed number.
4 m
Level 3
At 10 30 , Aaron left Town A for Town B, driving at a speed of 75 km/h. At 11 30 , Tom also left Town A for Town B driving at a certain speed. Both of them did not change their speed throughout the journey. At 14 30, both of them passed a shopping mall that was 150 km away from Town B. How many minutes earlier did Tom reach Town B than Aaron?
4 m
Level 3
At 5.30 p.m., Bella and Brent left Hotel A for Hotel B at average speeds of 72 km/h and 50 km/h respectively. Upon reaching Hotel B, Bella rested for 20 minutes. She then headed back for Hotel A at an average speed of 72 km/h along the same route. Brent and Bella met each other on their way at 9 p.m.
  1. How much more distance had Bella covered than Brent when they met on their way?
  2. How far apart were Hotel A and Hotel B? Express the answer in mixed number.
4 m