# WS FOUR ```Calculating Speed, Distance, and Time
Directions: Follow the steps learned in class to solve each problem. Show all of your work! Be sure to
clearly show your answer and include the proper units.
1. What is the average speed of a boy walks 10 kilometers in 4 hours?
2. What is the average speed of a car that travels 160 km in 2 hours?
3. A roller coaster travels 300 meters in 60 seconds. What is the average speed?
4. A turtle walks 100 meters in 2 hours. How fast did the turtle go?
5. What is the distance traveled by a bird that flies at an average speed of 25 meters / minute for 6
minutes?
6. A car travels for 3 hours at an average speed of 60 km/hr. How far did the car travel?
7. How much time will it take for a baby to crawl 100 m if he crawls at an average speed of 10
meters per minute?
8. How long will it take a skateboarder to travel a distance of 1 km if his average speed is 4 km/hr?
9. A car travels 120 km at a speed of 40 km/hr. How much time did it take the car to make this
trip?
10. A car travels 600 km in 10 hours. What was the average speed of the car?
11. How far can a cheetah run if it runs at a speed of 20 m/s for 15 seconds?
12. A car travels for 6 hours at an average speed of 70 km/h. How far did the car travel?
13. How long does it take a runner to complete a 24 mile race at an average speed of 12 mph?
14. A girl runs 6 miles in an hour and a half. Shen then runs an additional 3 miles in a half an hour.
What is her average speed?
15. A ball rolls down a steep hill. It travels 500 m in 1 minute. It then rolls on a flat surface for an
additional 3 minutes and travels 300 m. What is the average speed of the ball?
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