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Statistics: Reading a Speed-Time Graph

In this worksheet, students read information from a speed-time graph and answer questions about it.

'Statistics: Reading a Speed-Time Graph' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:  Interpreting Data

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

The following speed-time graph shows the speeds of a cyclist on a journey lasting two hours.

 

 

Notice that.....

 

after 10 minutes the cyclist is riding at 30 km/h.

 

the cyclist is only stationery when the speed is 0 km/h.

 

 

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

How many minutes does it take for the cyclist to reach a speed of 35 km/h.

 

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

For how many minutes does the cyclist stay at a speed of 35 km/h.

 

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

The cyclist was stationary between 50 mins and 60 mins.  True or false?

 

True

False

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

The cyclist was stationary between 90 mins and 100 mins.  True or false?

 

True

False

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

For how many minutes does the cyclist stay at a speed of 40 km/h.

 

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

Was the cyclist slowing down or getting faster between 40 mins and 50 mins?

 

slowing down

getting faster

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

Was the cyclist slowing down, travelling at a constant speed or getting faster between 50 mins and 60 mins?

 

slowing down

riding at a constant speed

getting faster

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

Was the cyclist slowing down, travelling at a constant speed or getting faster between 70 mins and 80 mins?

 

slowing down

riding at a constant speed

getting faster

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

What is the cyclist's maximum speed in km/h?  (just write the number)

 

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

After the cyclist's first stop, how many minutes are spent reaching a speed of 25 km/h?

 

  • Question 1

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

How many minutes does it take for the cyclist to reach a speed of 35 km/h.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
20
  • Question 2

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

For how many minutes does the cyclist stay at a speed of 35 km/h.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
20
  • Question 3

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

The cyclist was stationary between 50 mins and 60 mins.  True or false?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
False
  • Question 4

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

The cyclist was stationary between 90 mins and 100 mins.  True or false?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
True
  • Question 5

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

For how many minutes does the cyclist stay at a speed of 40 km/h.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
10
  • Question 6

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

Was the cyclist slowing down or getting faster between 40 mins and 50 mins?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
getting faster
  • Question 7

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

Was the cyclist slowing down, travelling at a constant speed or getting faster between 50 mins and 60 mins?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
riding at a constant speed
  • Question 8

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

Was the cyclist slowing down, travelling at a constant speed or getting faster between 70 mins and 80 mins?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
slowing down
  • Question 9

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

What is the cyclist's maximum speed in km/h?  (just write the number)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
45
  • Question 10

Look at this speed-time graph showing a cyclist's journey.

After the cyclist's first stop, how many minutes are spent reaching a speed of 25 km/h?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
5
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