Level 3
Singapore and Kuala Lumpur is 375 km apart. Rael left Singapore for Kuala Lumpur at 10.00 a.m. travelling at an average speed of 75 km/h. Sam left Singapore later than Rael and caught up with him at 12.00 p.m. Sam was travelling at a speed of 90 km/h.
1. At what time did Sam leave Singapore?
2. How much later did Rael arrive in Kuala Lumpur than Sam?
4 m
Level 3
At 8 a.m., Rina started from City A and travelled towards City B and his speed remained constant throughout. At 9 a.m., Mandy started her journey from City A towards City B at an average speed of 72 km/h. Mandy overtook Rina at 12 p.m. After overtaking, Mandy carried on her journey at the same average speed and reached at City B at 2:30 p.m.
1. Find Rina's average speed in km/h.
2. What is the distance between the two cities?
4 m
Level 3
After 20 minutes into a race, Daniel has run 58 of the route while Piolo has covered only 38 of the distance. Daniel runs at the same average speed throughout the race and Piolo's average speed is 60 m/min slower than Daniel's. If Piolo wants to finish the race at the same time as Daniel, by how many percent should he increase his average speed by for the remaining part of the race? Round off the answer to the nearest whole number.
4 m
Level 3
Andy and Benny were planning to run on a circular track with a circumference of 400 m. Both of them started jogging together at the same start point and moved round the track in a clockwise direction at uniform speeds. Andy completed a full round in 50 s. Benny completed a full round in 40 s.
1. How long would it take for Benny to overtake Andy for the first time?
2. How far was Benny ahead of Andy after 10 s?
4 m
Level 3
Shan and Ella started off at the same spot and ran at average speeds round a 3-km circular path. Shan took 15 minutes to complete each round. Ella completed each round in 20 minutes.
1. How far ahead of Ella would Shan be after 1 minute? Express the answer in metres.
2. How long would it take Shan to meet Ella for the first time?
3. How many rounds would Shan have completed by then?
4 m
Level 3
At 08 00, Ali left Town P and cycled towards Town Q. Grace left Town P and cycled towards Town Q at 08 30. Grace's cycling speed was 2 km/h faster than Ali. At 12 00, Grace caught up with Ali. Find the cycling speed of each cyclist.
1. Ali
2. Grace
5 m
Level 3
James started driving from Town A towards Town B at 13 40 at an average speed of 70 km/h. Melvin began driving from Town A towards Town B at 15 10 at an average speed of 100 km/h.
1. At what time did Melvin pass James on the road?
2. 125 hours after passing James, Melvin reached Town B. At what time did James reach Town B?
5 m
Level 3
Raju and Shian left Town A for Town B at the same time. When Raju reached Town B in 4 hours, Shian had only completed 38 of the distance between the two towns. Shian's speed was 30 km/h slower than Raju. What was Raju's speed?
5 m
Level 3
Kim, John and Zane started walking at the same time from the same starting point round a circular track. Zane walked in the clockwise direction. Kim and John walked in an anti-clockwise direction. Zane took 6 min to complete each round. He met Kim after every 2 minutes. He met John after every 5 minutes. The three friends keep to their respective speeds throughout their walk.
1. How many rounds did Zane complete in 1 h?
2. When Zane and Kim met again at the starting point after 1 h, John had completed 1.6 km. Find the circumference of the circular track in metres.
5 m
Level 3
Kenny and Mike started jogging from the same point. Mike started jogging 4 minutes earlier than Kenny. Kenny's jogging speed was 500 m/min and Mike's jogging speed was 300 m/min. They went in the same direction and did not change their speeds throughout.
1. How long did it take for Kenny to catch up with Mike?
2. What distance would Mike have jogged when Kenny caught up with him? Express your answer in meters.
3 m