NZ Level 6 (NZC) Level 1 (NCEA)
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Calculate Speed/Distance/Time

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Convert the following amounts into the units required, writing your answers correct to 2 decimal places where necessary:

a

$2500$2500 metres into kilometres

b

$2100$2100 seconds into minutes

c

$45$45 km/h into m/s

d

$7.562$7.562 kilometres into metres

e

$6.85$6.85 hours into seconds

f

$14$14 m/s into km/h

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If a car has:

A man drives a truck $144$144 km in $2$2 hours, then stops to refuel and eat lunch at a petrol station for an hour. He then drives the truck for another $5$5 hours, covering $96$96 km.

What was the truck’s average speed throughout the whole journey (in kilometres per hour)?

A woman runs $2.4$2.4 km at a speed of $8$8 m/s, then rests for $15$15 minutes. She then drives to the gym $15$15km away at a speed of $75$75 km/h.

Let's go through the steps of figuring out how long this sequence of events would take?

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