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6.8 C Calculate Average Speed Using Distance And Time Measurement.[print questions]

If a person wants to know the speed of an object, what information could be used?
a) The distance the object moved from its original position in a certain amount of time
b) The distance the object moved after changing its direction in a certain amount of time
c) The distance the object traveled in a certain amount of time
d) Any of the above

Javelinas need strong leg muscles to help provide enough force for them to accelerate to high speeds. This fast movement can help Javelinas escape from predators. If a Javelina runs 42 meters in 6 seconds, what is its speed?
a) 6 m/s
b) 7 m/s
c) 48 m/s
d) 252 m/s

Which of the statements below has been proven to be true about speed?
a) Speed can be expressed as a ratio.
b) Speed describes how fast an object is moving.
c) To calculate speed, a person needs the distance traveled and the time it took to travel that distance.
d) All of the above

It took John 5 hours to drive from Fort Worth to Midland, which is a distance of 300 miles. What was his average speed for the trip?
a) 16.7 miles per hour
b) 1500 miles per hour
c) 60 miles per hour
d) none of the above

A motorcycle traveled 250 kilometers in 5 hours. What was its average speed?
a) 50 kilometers per hour
b) 20 kilometers per hour
c) 5 kilmeters per hour
d) 200 kilometers per hour

If a car travels 400m in 20 seconds how fast is it going?
a) 20 meters per second
b) 5 meters per second
c) 60 meters per second
d) 80 meters per second

If you move 50 meters in 10 seconds, what is your speed?
a) 5 meters per second
b) 5 kilometers per second
c) 20 meters per second
d) 20 kilometers per second

You arrive in my class 45 seconds after leaving math which is 90 meters away. How fast did you travel?
a) 2 meters per second
b) 20 meters per second
c) 51.1 meters per second
d) 5.1 meters per second

You need to get to class, 200 meters away, and you can only walk in the hallways at about 1.5 m/s. (if you run any faster, you’ll be caught for running). How much time will it take to get to your class?
a) 133 seconds
b) 500 seconds
c) 300 seconds
d) none of the above

How far can you get away from your little brother with the squirt gun filled with paint if you can travel at 3 m/s and you have 15s before he sees you?
a) 45 meters
b) 5 meters
c) 20 meters
d) none of the above

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