Word Problems Involving Time, Distance & Velocity


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Calculate the time it takes to drive 30 miles if you are driving at 0.6 miles per minute.

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1. If you have been driving for two hours and you are traveling at 40 miles per hour, how far have you gone?

2. If you walked 5 meters west and then 3 meters east, and it took you 120 minutes, calculate your velocity.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Through a series of word problems, we'll quiz you about things like units of velocity, the distance formula, and the role of time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll display your knowledge of:

  • Calculating for time
  • Solving a distance problem
  • Velocity's calculation
  • The proper formula for solving distance
  • Units that correctly represent velocity

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve velocity, time, and distance word problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the relationship between time, distance, and velocity
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson dealing with solving for distance, time, and velocity

Additional Learning

You'll be able to discover even more about these concepts with the aid of our associated lesson. This lesson, Word Problems Involving Time, Distance & Velocity, will walk you through:

  • What, exactly, time, distance, and velocity are
  • The mechanics for solving each measurement
  • Applications of time, distance, and velocity