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Speed Problems

In this worksheet, students answer questions based on simple speeds, distances and times.

'Speed Problems' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Multiplication/Division Problems

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

 A SPEED tells you how FAR someone/something travels in a certain TIME.

 

When you travel at a constant speed of  50 miles per hour, you will travel......

50 miles in 1 hour

100 miles in 2 hours

150 miles in 3 hours

25 miles in ½ hour

Jack drives to London at a constant speed of 40 miles per hour.

How far will he travel in miles in 1 hour?

 

(just write the number)

Jack drives to London at a constant speed of 40 miles per hour.

How far will he travel in miles in 2 hours?

 

(just write the number)

Jack drives to London at a constant speed of 40 miles per hour.

How far will he travel in miles in ½ hour?

 

(just write the number)

Jill walks at a constant speed of 6 kilometres per hour.

How far will she walk in km in 3 hours?

 

(just write the number)

Jill walks at a constant speed of 6 kilometres per hour.

How far will she walk in km in ½ hour?

 

(just write the number)

Jill walks at a constant speed of 6 kilometres per hour.

How far will she walk in km in 1½ hours?

 

(just write the number)

Ahmed runs at a constant speed of 16 kilometres per hour.

How far will he run in km in 2 hours?

 

(just write the number)

Ahmed runs at a constant speed of 16 kilometres per hour.

How far will he run in km in ¼ hour?

 

(just write the number)

Ahmed runs at a constant speed of 16 kilometres per hour.

How many minutes will it take him to run 8 km?

 

(just write the number)

Ahmed runs at a constant speed of 16 kilometres per hour.

How many minutes will it take him to run 32 km?

 

(just write the number)

  • Question 1

Jack drives to London at a constant speed of 40 miles per hour.

How far will he travel in miles in 1 hour?

 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
40
  • Question 2

Jack drives to London at a constant speed of 40 miles per hour.

How far will he travel in miles in 2 hours?

 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
80
  • Question 3

Jack drives to London at a constant speed of 40 miles per hour.

How far will he travel in miles in ½ hour?

 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
20
  • Question 4

Jill walks at a constant speed of 6 kilometres per hour.

How far will she walk in km in 3 hours?

 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
18
  • Question 5

Jill walks at a constant speed of 6 kilometres per hour.

How far will she walk in km in ½ hour?

 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
3
  • Question 6

Jill walks at a constant speed of 6 kilometres per hour.

How far will she walk in km in 1½ hours?

 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
9
  • Question 7

Ahmed runs at a constant speed of 16 kilometres per hour.

How far will he run in km in 2 hours?

 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
32
  • Question 8

Ahmed runs at a constant speed of 16 kilometres per hour.

How far will he run in km in ¼ hour?

 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
4
  • Question 9

Ahmed runs at a constant speed of 16 kilometres per hour.

How many minutes will it take him to run 8 km?

 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
30
  • Question 10

Ahmed runs at a constant speed of 16 kilometres per hour.

How many minutes will it take him to run 32 km?

 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
120
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