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# P2.3 Speed

### Speed and Velocity

Term | Definition |
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Speed is measured in | m/s |

Speed is ... | a measure of how fast someone or something is moving. |

Trundle Wheel | a piece of equipment used to measure out distance on a running track |

Speed equation | Speed = distance / time |

If Speed= distance/time What is the equation for distance? | speed x time |

If Speed =distance/time What is the equation for time? | distance / speed |

Velocity | speed and direction of a moving object |

A cyclist covers a distance of 100m in 20 seconds, what is her speed in m/s? Do not include units | 5 |

How many meters are there in a kilometer? | 1000 |

A car travels 240km in 3 hours what is the speed of the car in km/h? Do not include units | 80 |

Usain Bolt ran 200 meters in 19.19 seconds. How fast did he run in m/s? Do not include units | 10.42 |

A boy cycles a distance of 1.2 km. He is traveling at 0.5 km/hour how long does it take him to get to his destination? Answer in hours please. | 2.4 |

If you are traveling 1000m at a speed of 10m/s how long will it take you to travel 2000m? answer in seconds please. | 200 |

What do we measure distance in? | metres |

What unit doe we measure time in? | seconds |