Please complete this in your Maths Homework jotter for Monday 5th June. Write the date, title and show all of your working. Write the answer in a sentence to show you have understood the question. You may use a calculator but show all of your working. Use the formula and example question below to help you achieve marks.
Example question: Andrew drove a distance 70 km in 2 hours. What is was his average speed?
speed = distance ÷ time so, 70km ÷ 2 = 35 km per hour
Andrew’s average speed was 35 kilometres per hour.
- Jason rides his bicycle for 3 hours at a speed to 40 km/h. What distance does he travel?
- The red bus takes 6 hours to cover a distance of 540 km. What is its speed of travel?
- Sue’s dog needs 4 hours to reach her house which is 20 km away. At what speed does it travel?
- The amusement park is 576 km away from Mel’s house. The speed limit is 90 km/h. His dad manages to drive there in 6 hours. Did Mel’s dad break the speed limit?
- Joey ran at a speed of 18 km/h for a total of 2 hours. How much distance did he cover?
- The Lockheed SR-71 was the fastest aircraft in the world and could fly at a maximum speed of 193 mph. Assuming it maintained this as its constant speed, how far could it travel in 5 hours?
- The Chinese CRH38OA is top dog in the world of fast trains with a top speed of 302 mph. What is its speed if it travels 750 miles in 2.5 hours?
- The British-made car Thrust SSC can do 380 miles in 0.5 hours. What is its speed
- The world’s fastest bus, designed by the American Paul Slender, has a top speed of 367 mph. How much distance can it cover in 3 hours?
- The fastest pushbike, a Varna Tempest ridden by Canadian Sam Whittington, can manage a top speed of 82 mph. How much distance can this cyclist cover in 10 hours?