Level 3
Uncle Lim travelled from City A to City B which was 560 km away. For the first 480 km of the journey, he travelled at a speed of 80 km/h. He then reduced his speed by 40 km/h and completed the rest of the journey. What was his average speed for the whole journey?
4 m
Level 3
At 9.45 a.m., Mark started driving from Town X to Town Y which was 440 km away. For the first 220 km, he travelled at an average speed of 80 km/h. He then decreased his speed by 20 km/h and completed the remaining journey.
1. Find the total time taken for the whole journey. Express the answer in mixed number.
2. At what time did she reach Town Y?
4 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 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
Level 3
At 8 a.m., Shaira and Joana raced off together from the starting point of a trail. Shaira ran at an average speed of 3 m/s. Joana ran at an average speed of 4 m/s. Upon reaching the end of the trail, Joana rested for 5 minutes. She then immediately ran back along the same route at 4 m/s. At 8.40 a.m., Shaira met Joana.
1. Find the total distance covered by the two runners when they met each other. Express the answer in km.
2. Find the length of the trail in km.
4 m
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
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
Timothy took 15 min to jog from his home to his school. After that, he took 20 min to walk the same way home. His walking speed was 3 km/h slower than his jogging speed.
1. Find Timothy's jogging speed in km/h.
2. How far was the school from his home?
4 m
Level 3
Edward cycled from the mall to the bank at 80 m/min. His sister cycled from the bank to the mall at 65 m/min. Both of them started cycling towards each other at the same time and did not change their speeds throughout their journey. When Edward reached the mall, his sister was 480 m from the bank. What was the distance between the mall and the bank? Express your answer in m.
4 m
Level 3
Kenny and Jerry started on a 50-km cycling trip at the same time. They cycled at the same speed for first 10 km. For the remaining 40 km, Kenny cycled faster than Jerry. He arrived at the finishing point 40 minutes before Jerry who was 10 km behind him. Jerry did not change his speed throughout and completed it at 11 30.
1. At what time did the trip begin? Give the answer in 12-hour format.
2. What was Kenny's average speed for the remaining 40 km of the trip in km/h?
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