# Speed/Velocity Calculations (Grades 11-12)

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## Speed/Velocity Calculations

**Instructions:**
Read each question carefully. Choose the answer that best fits the question. Short answer response questions must be responded to in complete sentences. If the question involves calculations, you must show all your math work.

1.

A person is moving for 1 minute with a constant speed 4 m/s would cross a distance:

- 300 m
- 200 m
- 8 m
- 240 m

2.

A kid drives 4 miles to the mall. If the speed limit is 45 miles/hr and the kid makes the trip in .03 hours. Is the kid breaking the speed limit?

- No, he is going 1 mile/hr.
- Yes, he is going 133 miles/hr.
- No, he is going 40 miles/hr.
- Yes, he is going 150 miles/hr.

3.

A car moves at a constant speed of 10 m/s. If the car doesn't accelerate during the next 40 s, it will go how far?

- 200 m
- 50 m
- 400 m
- 0.25 m

4.

If a car travels 5 km in 2 minutes, what is its average speed?

- 30 km/hr
- 50 km/hr
- 100 km/hr
- 150 km/hr

5.

If a car travels at an average speed of 50kms/hr, how much time would it take to complete a trip of 75 kilometers?

- 30 mins
- 50 mins
- 60 mins
- 90 mins

6.

A car travels 80 km to the east, then turns around and travels 50 km to the west. The whole journey took 1.5 hours.

a) what is the average speed of the car? (3)

b) what is the average velocity of the car? (3)

a) what is the average speed of the car? (3)

b) what is the average velocity of the car? (3)

7.

If you move 50 meters in 10 seconds, what is your speed?

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8.

How much time will it take for a bug to crawl 5m across the floor at 1m/s?

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9.

Pedro drove 67 km due west and then 94 km due east. The trip took him 2.75 hours to complete. What is his total displacement, total distance, and average speed during the drive?

10.

An object that starts at a position of 13 m and travels for 6 s at a velocity of −9 m/s ends up at what position?

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