# Speed Triangle Practice A car is travelling at

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Speed Triangle Practice

• A car is travelling at 70 mph. It travels for 0. 5 hour. How far has it gone? D= T= S= What equation? Sub in numbers Solve the equation D = 35 miles

• A car took 20 minutes to travel 10 miles. What was its average speed S= 0. 5 miles/minute

• The world speed record on water was set on October 8, 1978 by Ken Warby of Blowering Dam, Australia. If Ken drove his motorboat a distance of 1000 m in 7 s, how fast was his boat moving? S= 142. 9 m/s

• A baseball is thrown a distance of 60 feet. What is its speed if it takes 0. 5 seconds to cover the distance? S= 120 feet/sec

• A comet is cruising through the solar system at a speed of 50, 000 kilometers per hour for 4 hours time. What is the total distance traveled by the comet during this time? D = 200, 000 km

• According to the World Flying Disk Federation, on April 8, 2000, Jennifer Griffin of Fredericksburg, Virginia threw a Frisbee for a distance of 138 m to capture the women’s record. If the Frisbee was thrown horizontally with a speed of 13. 0 m/s, how long did the Frisbee remain aloft? T = 10. 6 s

• A car travels at 45 mph for 4 hours. How far has it travelled? D= 180 miles

• How long would it take a car to travel 20 km if its average speed is 40 km per min? T = 0. 5 min = 30 sec

• • Town A is 10 miles away. Town B is 15 miles away. Town C is 20 miles away. If a car travels at an average of 35 mph, which town or towns could the car visit in 2 hours? All three towns. The car Could cover 70 miles in 2 hours