Calculating speed, distance and time

In this lesson, we will learn to calculate and interpret speed, distance and time.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gap: __________ is a measure of how fast something is travelling.

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Q2.Fill in the gap: speed involves two other measures, distance and __________.

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Q3.A car is travelling at a speed of 20 kilometres per hour. How far will it travel in three hours?

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Q4.A car travels 90 kilometres in two hours. What is its average speed in kilometres per hour (km/h)?

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Q5.Binh cycles 80 kilometres in 5 hours. What is her average speed in kilometres per hour (km/h)?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gap: __________ is a measure of how fast something is travelling.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: speed involves two other measures, distance and __________.

2/5

Q3.A car is travelling at a speed of 20 kilometres per hour. How far will it travel in three hours?

3/5

Q4.A car travels 90 kilometres in two hours. What is its average speed in kilometres per hour (km/h)?

4/5

Q5.Binh cycles 80 kilometres in 5 hours. What is her average speed in kilometres per hour (km/h)?

5/5

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Quiz:

Calculating speed, distance and time

Show what you've learnt

Q1.Which of the following calculations can be used to work out speed?

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Q2.Becky runs at 7 km/h for half an hour. How far does she run?

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Q3.Ella cycles 18 miles in one and a half hours. What is her average speed in miles per hour?

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Q4.A train travels 75 miles at an average speed of 25 mph. How long does the journey take?

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Q5.On the first part of the journey a car travels 160 km in 3 hours. On the second part of the journey the car travels 140 km in 2 hours. What is the average speed of the car over the whole journey?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Calculating speed, distance and time

Show what you've learnt

Q1.Which of the following calculations can be used to work out speed?

1/5

Q2.Becky runs at 7 km/h for half an hour. How far does she run?

2/5

Q3.Ella cycles 18 miles in one and a half hours. What is her average speed in miles per hour?

3/5

Q4.A train travels 75 miles at an average speed of 25 mph. How long does the journey take?

4/5

Q5.On the first part of the journey a car travels 160 km in 3 hours. On the second part of the journey the car travels 140 km in 2 hours. What is the average speed of the car over the whole journey?

5/5

Lesson summary: Calculating speed, distance and time

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