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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?

2 m
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 3

At 9.30 a.m., a bus started travelling at an average speed of 60 km/h. At 11:30 a.m., a van started from the same place travelling on the same road. If the van took 3 hours to catch up with the bus, find the speed of the van.

3 m
At 9.30 a.m., a bus started travelling at an average speed of 60 km/h. At 11:30 a.m., a van started from the same place travelling on the same road. If the van took 3 hours to catch up with the bus, find the speed of the van.

Level 3

Steven and Ivan started running a 10-km cross-country race together at a speed of 6 km/h and 12 km/h respectively. At the halfway mark, Ivan took a rest until Steven caught up with him. How long did Ivan rest? Express the answer in min.

3 m
Steven and Ivan started running a 10-km cross-country race together at a speed of 6 km/h and 12 km/h respectively. At the halfway mark, Ivan took a rest until Steven caught up with him. How long did Ivan rest? Express the answer in min.

Level 3

Sam and Ian have a bicycle race. Sam cycles at a speed of 12 km/h. Ian cycles at a speed of 16 km/h. If Ian lets Sam start 40 min before him, how long will Ian take to catch up with Sam?

3 m
Sam and Ian have a bicycle race. Sam cycles at a speed of 12 km/h. Ian cycles at a speed of 16 km/h. If Ian lets Sam start 40 min before him, how long will Ian take to catch up with Sam?

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.

3 m
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.

- How long did it take for Kenny to catch up with Mike?
- What distance would Mike have jogged when Kenny caught up with him? Express your answer in meters.

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.

4 m
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.

- At what time did Sam leave Singapore?
- How much later did Rael arrive in Kuala Lumpur than Sam?

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.

4 m
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.

- Find Rina's average speed in km/h.
- What is the distance between the two cities?

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.

4 m
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.

- How long would it take for Benny to overtake Andy for the first time?
- How far was Benny ahead of Andy after 10 s?

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.

5 m
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.

- Ali
- Grace

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.

5 m
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.

- At what time did Melvin pass James on the road?
- 1
^{2}_{5}hours after passing James, Melvin reached Town B. At what time did James reach Town B?