How to Solve Uniform Motion Problems


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Joe woke up late and needed to get to work fast. He left his house at 7:15 am and traveled at an average (uniform) speed of 45 mph. Did he make it to work by his 8am deadline?

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1. How fast must a person drive in order to travel 70 miles in 45 minutes?

2. How far will a cheetah travel if it is running at an average (uniform) speed of 25 feet per minute for 1.5 hours?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment can help you quickly determine your level of knowledge about uniform motion. You will be tested on your ability to understand the uniform motion formula and apply it to various problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When using this assessment tool, you must display the following abilities:

  • Understand the application of the uniform motion formula
  • Solve basic uniform motion problems
  • Determine the answer for a more complex uniform motion problem

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what uniform motion is
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve simple and complex uniform motion problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to apply the uniform motion formula

Additional Learning

If you need to further review information about this topic, refer to the lesson titled How to Solve Uniform Motion Problems. Here, you will find details about:

  • What each letter in the uniform motion formula stands for
  • How many variables you must be given to solve uniform motion problems
  • Tips for solving complicated uniform motion problems