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Speed Problems Classwork

Speed Problems Worksheet
1 minute = 60 seconds
60 minutes = 1 hour
1. Calculate the average speed (in meters/sec) if a Cheetah runs 140 meters in 5 seconds
2. If a car travels 400m in 20 seconds, at what average speed is it traveling?
3. How much time will it take for an insect to travel 5 meters across the floor if it is traveling at 1 m/s?
4. A bicycle rider travels 350.0 m in 2.5 hours. What is the cyclist’s average speed?
5. You are walking to your next class, 200 meters away, at an average speed of 1.5 m/s. How much time will it
take you to get to your next class?
6. How far will you be from the starting line in 15 seconds if you run at a speed of 3 m/s?
7. A marble is released down a ramp and travels 6 meters in 15 seconds. What was its average speed?
8. How much time would it take for the sound of thunder to travel 2000 meters if sound travels at the speed of
330 meters per sec.
9. If you move 50 meters in 10 seconds, what is your average speed?
10. You arrive to science class 45 seconds after leaving math, which is 90 meters away. What was your average
rate of speed?