Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples


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Olivia rides her bike at an average speed of 12 mph for 2 hours. How far does she go?

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1. A bus travels 165 miles in 3 hours. What is its average speed?

2. How long will it take a car traveling at 32 mph to go 128 miles?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are a number of different distance formulas to account for the various factors you could be given when calculating distance. This quiz asks you to calculate distance when provided with some of these factors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of this quiz is to see if your knowledge of distance formulas allows you to:

  • Calculate distance when given average speed(s) and time
  • Calculate potential distance when given an achieved distance and other factors

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the most pertinent information from the lesson on calculating using distance formulas
  • Critical thinking - using this information to consider how to calculate distance when given different factors
  • Problem solving - use the aforementioned formulas to solve distance practice problems

Additional Learning

Looking for more information on distance formulas? We recommend that you watch and read the lesson called Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples to learn about the following topics:

  • The standard distance formulas
  • The formula for solving for the rate when given distance
  • The formula for solving for the time
  • The formula for distance plus distance
  • Examples of the formulas in use