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# Speed, time, and distance problems worksheets

Make customizable worksheets about constant (or average) speed, time, and distance for pre-algebra and algebra 1 courses (grades 6-9). Both PDF and html formats are available. You can choose the types of word problems in the worksheet, the number of problems, metric or customary units, the way time is expressed (hours/minutes, fractional hours, or decimal hours), and the amount of workspace for each problem.

There are SEVEN different types of word problems to choose from, ranging from easy to advanced, so you can create a great variety of worksheets. The seven types of problems are explained in detail in the actual generator below.

All worksheets include an answer key on the 2nd page of the file.

Please use the quick links below to generate some common types of worksheets.

Easy speed, time, and distance worksheet 1: How far can it go or how long does the trip take - using whole or half hours

Easy speed, time, and distance worksheet 2: How far can it go, how long does the trip take, or what is the average speed - using whole or half hours

Speed, time, and distance worksheet 3: How far can it go, how long does the trip take, or what is the average speed - using quarter hours

Speed, time, and distance worksheet 4: How far can it go, how long does the trip take, or what is the average speed - time to the 5-minute intervals

Speed, time, and distance worksheet 5: problems involve a conversion of minutes to hours.

Find the average speed: time is given to the fourth of an hour.

Find the average speed: time is given to the twelfth of an hour.

Find the average speed: problems involve conversion of a time unit

Speed, time, and distance: more challenging problems 1

Speed, time, and distance: more challenging problems 2

## Speed, Time, and Distance Problems Worksheet Generator

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Use metric units (kilometers, meters)
Use customary units (miles, feet)
Time units
Express time in hours and minutes
fifteen-minute increments
ten-minute increments
five-minute increments
one-minute increments
Express time in fractional hours (such as 1 5/6 hours)
whole hours
half hours (such as 1 1/2 hour or 1 hour 30 minutes )
fourths of an hour (such as 2 1/4 hours or 2 hours 15 minutes)
twelfths of an hour (such as 1/6 of an hour or 10 minutes)
Express time in decimal hours (such as 4.53 hours) using decimal digits.
Choose the types of problems for the worksheet. Choose AT LEAST one type.

Type 1: A taxi hurries with a constant speed of 84 km/h. How far can it travel in 5 hours?

Type 2: A bus travels with a constant speed of 48 km/h. How long will it take to travel 60 km?

Type 3: Mike drives his car 60 km in 55 minutes. What is its average speed in kilometers per hour?

Type 4: A van travels 24 km with a constant speed of 65 km/h and another 50 km with a constant speed of 80 km/h. How long did it take for this trip?

Type 5: A car travels for 1 1/2 hours km with a constant speed of 65 km/h and then travels for 45 minutes with a constant speed of 80 km/h. What distance did the vehicle cover?

Type 6: A vehicle travels 24 km with a constant speed of 65 km/h and another 50 km with a constant speed of 80 km/h. What was its average speed?

Type 7: Mary drives her car for 1 1/2 hours km with a constant speed of 65 km/h and then for another 45 minutes with a constant speed of 80 km/h. What was her average speed?

Type 8: John travels in an airplane a distance of 800 km. For half (third/fourth) of the distance, the airplane flies at a speed of 900 km/h and for the rest of the distance, it flies at a speed of 760 km/h. How long does the trip take?

Type 9: Abigail's airplane trip took 4 hours. For half (third/fourth) of that time, the airplane flew at a speed of 900 km/h and for the rest of the time, it flew at a speed of 760 km/h. What distance did she travel?
Involve conversion of time units (only problem types 1-3).
The problem gives the time in minutes and the speed in kilometers per hour.

Involve conversion of units of distance (only problem types 1-3).
The problem gives the distance in feet and the speed in miles per hour.
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