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1. How many meters can Swimmer 1 cover in 30 sec?
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2. How far will Swimmer 2 go in 30 sec?
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3.
3. While on a bike ride Miles
rode 40 miles in 8 hours. What
was his speed during this time?
Show your work!
a. 8 mph
b. 9.2 mph
c. 5 mph
d. 3.75 mph
4.
4. Calculate the speed for a car that
went a distance of 124 miles in 2
hours time.
Show your work!
5.
5. Calculate the average speed of Swimmer 1.
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6. Calculate the average speed of Swimmer 2.
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7. A baseball is thrown a distance of
60 feet. What is its speed if it takes
2 seconds to go that distance?
Show your work!
a. 20 ft/s
b. 33.3 ft/s
c. 25 ft/s
d. 30 ft/s
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8. Predict the number of meters Swimmer 1 can go in
60 sec. __________________
8.
9. If Justin races his Chevy S-10
down Highway 174 for 2550 meters
in 50 seconds, what was his average
speed?
Show your work!
9.
10. If Steve throws the football 54
meters in 3 seconds, what is the
average speed of the football?
Show your work!
A. 7.25 m/s
B. 12 m/s
C. 18 m/s
D. 17.88 m/s
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11. Which swimmer has the greatest
speed?
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12. How long does it take for a bird
flying at a speed of 45 miles per
hour to travel a distance of 1,800
miles?
Hint: time = distance/speed
Show your work!
12.
13. Predict the number of meters
Swimmer 2 can go in 60 sec.
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13.
Challenge:
A comet is cruising through the solar
system at a speed of 50,000
kilometers per hour for 4 hours
time. What is the total distance
traveled by the comet during this
time?
Show your work!
Hint: distance = speed x time
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