Question:

Level 1 PSLE

Arnold walked from his home to the library, which is 1.2 km away, at an average speed of 80 m/min. How many minutes did Arnold take to walk from his home to the library?

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Arnold walked from his home to the library, which is 1.2 km away, at an average speed of 80 m/min. How many minutes did Arnold take to walk from his home to the library?

Level 1

A car left City A at 11.30 p.m. It reached City B 550 km away at 9.30 a.m. the next morning. What was its speed?

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A car left City A at 11.30 p.m. It reached City B 550 km away at 9.30 a.m. the next morning. What was its speed?

Level 2

A driver drives a distance of 8 km in 10 minutes.

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A driver drives a distance of 8 km in 10 minutes.

- What was his speed in km/h?
- Driving at this speed, how long will it take him to cover 80 km? Answer in mixed number.

Level 2

A train left for City Z at 07 00. The train stopped over at City S for half an hour before continuing its journey to City Z. It reached City Z at 13 45. If the average speed of the train was 350 km/h, what was the total distance covered by the train?

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A train left for City Z at 07 00. The train stopped over at City S for half an hour before continuing its journey to City Z. It reached City Z at 13 45. If the average speed of the train was 350 km/h, what was the total distance covered by the train?

Level 2

A train of length 100 m passes a bridge that is 5.5 km long. It is travelling at an average speed of 80 km/h. How long does it take the train to completely pass through the bridge? Express the answer as decimals in h.

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A train of length 100 m passes a bridge that is 5.5 km long. It is travelling at an average speed of 80 km/h. How long does it take the train to completely pass through the bridge? Express the answer as decimals in h.

Level 2

A subway train travelled 900 km from Station A to Station B at an average speed of 150 km/h. It then moved on to Station C which is 500 km away at an average speed of 120 km/h. Find the time taken for the whole journey. Express the answer as a mixed fraction in h.

2 m
A subway train travelled 900 km from Station A to Station B at an average speed of 150 km/h. It then moved on to Station C which is 500 km away at an average speed of 120 km/h. Find the time taken for the whole journey. Express the answer as a mixed fraction in h.

Level 2

A train travelled 900 km from City A to City B at an average speed of 150 km/h. It then travelled 500 km to City C at an average speed of 120 km/h. Find the time taken for the whole journey. Express the answer in h and min.

2 m
A train travelled 900 km from City A to City B at an average speed of 150 km/h. It then travelled 500 km to City C at an average speed of 120 km/h. Find the time taken for the whole journey. Express the answer in h and min.

Level 2

A race car travelled^{2}_{5} of its journey at an average speed of 64 km/h. Find its average speed for the remaining 480 km if its average speed for the whole journey was 80 km/h.

2 m
A race car travelled

Level 2

An airplane flew 9000 km from Country X to Country Y at a speed of 450 km/h. It then covered 4900 km from Country Y to Country Z at a speed of 350 km/h. Find the time taken for the whole journey.

2 m
An airplane flew 9000 km from Country X to Country Y at a speed of 450 km/h. It then covered 4900 km from Country Y to Country Z at a speed of 350 km/h. Find the time taken for the whole journey.

Level 2

A lorry and a bus were travelling from town A to town B which were 720 km apart. The bus set off 2^{1}_{2} h later than the lorry but arrived 1 ^{1}_{2} h earlier. If the average speed of the lorry was 60 km/h, find the average speed of the bus.

2 m
A lorry and a bus were travelling from town A to town B which were 720 km apart. The bus set off 2

Level 2

Vicky and Sue started driving from the same building but in opposite directions along a straight road. After driving for 2 hours, they were 260 km apart. Vicky's average speed was 60 km/h. What was Sue's average speed?

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Vicky and Sue started driving from the same building but in opposite directions along a straight road. After driving for 2 hours, they were 260 km apart. Vicky's average speed was 60 km/h. What was Sue's average speed?

Level 2

Kim ran 30 minutes at the speed of 10 km/h. She then continued at the speed of 8 km/h for 45 minutes. How far did she run?

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Kim ran 30 minutes at the speed of 10 km/h. She then continued at the speed of 8 km/h for 45 minutes. How far did she run?

Level 2

Tony drove a distance of 15 km in 10 minutes.

3 m
Tony drove a distance of 15 km in 10 minutes.

- What was his speed in km/h?
- How long will it take him to cover 360 km at this speed? Express the answer in hours.

Level 2

A van covers a distance of 45 km in 25 minutes.

3 m
A van covers a distance of 45 km in 25 minutes.

- At what speed is it travelling?
- How long will it take to cover a distance of 36 km?

Level 3

Sam took 2 hours to walk from Building A to Building B which was 6 km away. On his way back from Building B to Building A, he increased his average walking speed by 1 km/h. How long did he take for his journey back?

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Sam took 2 hours to walk from Building A to Building B which was 6 km away. On his way back from Building B to Building A, he increased his average walking speed by 1 km/h. How long did he take for his journey back?

Level 3

Jake walks to school at an average speed of 4 km/h every day. One day, after walking a distance of 1 km, he realised that his watch was slow. So, he ran at a constant speed and managed to reach his school just on time. Later, he calculated that if he had run at this speed right from the start of the journey, he would have reached his school 5 minutes earlier. What was his running speed?

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Jake walks to school at an average speed of 4 km/h every day. One day, after walking a distance of 1 km, he realised that his watch was slow. So, he ran at a constant speed and managed to reach his school just on time. Later, he calculated that if he had run at this speed right from the start of the journey, he would have reached his school 5 minutes earlier. What was his running speed?

Level 3 PSLE

Peter and Justin ran in a race around a 400 m track. Peter ran at a speed of 190 m/min and Justin at a speed that was 25 m/min slower than Peter throughout the race. How many complete rounds would Peter have finished when he had run a distance of 300 m more than Justin?

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Peter and Justin ran in a race around a 400 m track. Peter ran at a speed of 190 m/min and Justin at a speed that was 25 m/min slower than Peter throughout the race. How many complete rounds would Peter have finished when he had run a distance of 300 m more than Justin?

Level 3

Ryan drove at an average speed of 70 km/h for the first 2 hours of the journey. He then increased his average speed by 15 km/h and drove for another 3 hours until he reached his town. Find his average speed for the whole journey.

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Ryan drove at an average speed of 70 km/h for the first 2 hours of the journey. He then increased his average speed by 15 km/h and drove for another 3 hours until he reached his town. Find his average speed for the whole journey.

Level 3

Jesse left home at 6.15 a.m. and drove towards the mountain which was 802 km away. For the first 210 km, she was travelling at 70 km/h. Then she increased her speed by 4 km/h and completed the remaining journey.

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Jesse left home at 6.15 a.m. and drove towards the mountain which was 802 km away. For the first 210 km, she was travelling at 70 km/h. Then she increased her speed by 4 km/h and completed the remaining journey.

- How long did she take for her whole journey?
- At what time did she reach the mountain?

Level 3

Jimmy drove at an average speed of 72 km/h for 4 hours. He then reduced his average speed by 18 km/h and continued for another 5 hours before he reached his destination. Find his average speed for the whole journey.

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Jimmy drove at an average speed of 72 km/h for 4 hours. He then reduced his average speed by 18 km/h and continued for another 5 hours before he reached his destination. Find his average speed for the whole journey.