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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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