PhysicsLAB Worksheet
Average Speed Drill

At a uniform speed you travel a distance of 72 cm in a time of 12 seconds. What was your average speed? 

Your speed is uniform at 45 kilometers per hour. What distance did you travel in 20 minutes? 

Your speed is uniform at 36 m/min. How much time would be needed to move 9.0 meters? 

Refer to the following information for the next two questions.

This chart indicates three positions of an object as it traveled at a constant speed.
 
P1 = 0
t1 = 0
P2 = 15 cm
t2 = 5 sec
P3 = 30 cm
t3 = 10 sec
 
How fast were it traveling at exactly 8.0 seconds? 

Where was the object located at exactly 8.0 seconds? 

You drive a total of 300 kilometers in 6 hours. What was your average speed? 

Refer to the following information for the next two questions.

Suppose you were able to drive 300 kilometers in 6 hours at a constant speed.
How fast were you traveling precisely 4.0 hours into your trip? 

Where were you located precisely 4.0 hours into your trip? 

Your average speed is 76 cm/sec, computed over a distance of 418 cm. How much time was required to travel 418 cm? 

Your average speed is 44 m/sec, computed over a time interval of 0.20 sec . What total distance was traveled during 0.20 seconds? 

You run 100 meters at a speed of  5.0 m/sec and then you walk 100 meters at a speed of 1.0 m/sec. What is your average speed for this entire exercise period? 

You run for 100 seconds at a speed of 5.0 m/sec and then you walk for 100 seconds at a speed of 1.0 m/sec. What is your average speed? 

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