Distance, Time & Average Speed: Practice Problems


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What is distance?

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1. If you run around the house randomly, and then end up back where you started, moving a total of 44 meters, what is your distance? And what is your change in position?

2. If you were measuring the distance between two objects on a desk, which of these distance units would make the most sense to use?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use your knowledge of distance, time, and speed to answer the questions included in this interactive quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will cover the following:

  • Calculating distance
  • Determining the change in position
  • Calculating average speed

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet combo to test the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use what you've learned from the lesson involving distance and time to calculate average speed
  • Knowledge application - practice the methods you've acquired to calculate distance and position change
  • Information recall - remember what you've read concerning distance to recognize the correct definition

Additional Learning

To uncover more about distance, time, and speed, take a look at the brief lesson entitled Distance, Time, & Average Speed: Practice Problems. This tutorial reviews:

  • The definition of speed
  • Different unit measurements for time
  • Distance's relation to change in position