Level 3
May started jogging from home to park at a speed of 300m/min at 6 a.m. Her brother started jogging from home later. They were beside each other at 6.30 a.m. and her brother reached park at 7 a.m. while May was still 1800 m away. If both of them travelled at a constant speed throughout the journey, what time did her brother leave home?
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
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
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?
4 m
Level 3
A pharmacy and a bank, 500 m apart, are situated between Tina's apartment and Lynn's house as shown. The bank is half-way between the two houses. Tina and Lynn left their homes at the same time and arrived at the pharmacy at the same time. Tina drove at a speed of 65 km/h while Lynn drove at a speed 10 km/h slower than Tina.
  1. How much further did Tina travel than Lynn?
  2. How far is Lynn's house from the bank?
4 m
Level 3
Building A and Building B were 360 km apart. A car travelled from Building A towards Building B. At the same time, a bus started from Building B to Building A. After travelling 112 hours, the two vehicles were still 144 km apart. If the ratio of the average speed of the bus to that of the car was 4 : 5, find
  1. the average speed of the bus.
  2. the time taken for them to meet. travelling the rest of the journey
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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