Distance, Rate, and Time Worksheets

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Distance Rate and Time Worksheet # 1 of 5

Distance, Rate and Time Worksheet 1. D. Russell

Print the worksheet to solve the distance, rate or time asked.

Answers are on the second page of the PDF.

When solving distance problems, use the formula rt = d or rate (speed) times time equals distance. Find the full tutorial here.

Sample worksheet problem:
The Prince David ship headed south at an average speed of 20 mph. Later the Prince Albert traveled north with an average speed of 20 mph. After the Prince David ship had traveled for eight hours the ships were 280 mi. apart.

How many hours did the Prince David Ship Travel?

Each of the worksheets contains 3 distance, rate or time problems to solve. A chart is provided, set up the systems of equations and solve the problem. All answers are on the second page of the pdf. These problems are early algebraic problem typically found in ninth and tenth-grade math. Problems like these are also sometimes found on the SATs.

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Distance Rate and Time Worksheet # 2 of 5

Distance, Rate and Time Worksheet 2. D. Russell

Print the worksheet to solve the distance, rate or time asked.

Answers are on the second page of the PDF.

Sample Problem
A jet took off for Toronto, heading west at a speed of 405 mph. Another jet left for Toronto from the same airport sometime after the first jet took off and it was traveling at a speed of 486 mph. Ten hours later, the second jet caught up with the first jet.

How long did the jet fly before the second jet caught up?

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Distance Rate and Time Worksheet # 3 of 5

Distance, Rate and Time Worksheet 3. D. Russell

Print the worksheet to solve the distance, rate or time asked.

Answers are on the second page of the PDF.

Sample Problem
Ariel left the mall and headed for home. Two hours later, Sarah left the mall on her scooter traveling at 14 mph faster than Ariel hoping she would catch up with her. After three hours, Sarah finally caught up to Ariel.

What was Ariel’s average speed?

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Distance Rate and Time Worksheet # 4 of 5

Distance, Rate and Time Worksheet 4. D. Russell

Print the worksheet to solve the distance, rate or time asked.

Answers are on the second page of the PDF.

Sample Problem
Ryan left home and drove to his friend's house driving 28 mph. Warren left an hour after Ryan traveling at 35 mph hoping to catch up with Ryan.

How long did Ryan drive before Warren caught up to him?

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Distance Rate and Time Worksheet # 5 of 5

Distrance, Rate, Time Worksheet 5. D.Russell

Print the worksheet to solve the distance, rate or time asked.

Answers are on the second page of the PDF.

Sample Problem

Pam drove to the mall and back. It took one hour longer to go there than it did to come back home. The average speed she was traveling on the trip there was 32 mph. The average speed on the way back was 40 mph.

How many hours did the trip there take?

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Russell, Deb. "Distance, Rate, and Time Worksheets." ThoughtCo, Apr. 25, 2017, thoughtco.com/distance-rate-and-time-worksheets-2312039. Russell, Deb. (2017, April 25). Distance, Rate, and Time Worksheets. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/distance-rate-and-time-worksheets-2312039 Russell, Deb. "Distance, Rate, and Time Worksheets." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/distance-rate-and-time-worksheets-2312039 (accessed May 22, 2018).