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Edexcel international GCSE Double award: Physics Paper 1

Forces and Motion

KT

02 October 2015

average speed = distance time


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Calculate the average speed of a car that travels 600m in 60 seconds.


Calculate the average speed of a cyclist who travels 100m in 5 seconds.
Calculate the average speed of a train that travels 4000m in 80 seconds.
Calculate the average speed of a bus that travels 2500m in 500 seconds.
Calculate the average speed of a rocket that travels 3000m in 2 seconds.

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Calculate the average speed (in km/h) of a car that travels 200km in 2 hours.
Calculate the average speed (in km/h) of a cyclist who travels 30km in 3 hours.
Calculate the average speed (in km/h) of a train that travels 500km in 4 hours.
Calculate the average speed (in km/h) of a bus that travels 60km in 3 hours.
Calculate the average speed (in km/h) of a rocket that travels 4000km in 30 minutes.

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How far, in metres, will a car travel in 20 seconds at an average speed of 20 m/s?
How far, in metres, will a bus travel in 100 seconds at an average speed of 15 m/s?.
How far, in metres, will a person travel in 300 seconds at an average speed of 2 m/s?
How far, in metres, will a train travel in 500 seconds at an average speed of 25 m/s?
How far, in metres, will a rocket travel in 3 seconds at an average speed of 10 000 m/s?

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How far, in kilometres, will a car travel in 3 hours at an average speed of 60 km/h?
How far, in kilometres, will a bus travel in 2 hours at an average speed of 60 km/h?.
How far, in kilometres, will a person travel in 5 hours at an average speed of 4 km/h?
How far, in kilometres, will a train travel in 4 hours at an average speed of 120 km/h?
How far, in kilometres, will a rocket travel in 15 minutes at an average speed of 30 000 km/h?

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How long, in seconds, should a car take to travel 500m at an average speed of 25m/s?
How long, in seconds, should a person take to travel 2000m at an average speed of 4m/s?
How long, in seconds, should a bus take to travel 5000m at an average speed of 10m/s?
How long, in seconds, should a train take to travel 20 000m at an average speed of 40m/s?
How long, in seconds, should a rocket take to travel 1 000 000m at an average speed of 20 000m/s?

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Calculate the average speed (in m/s) of a car that travels 50km in 30 minutes.
Calculate the average speed (in km/h) of a car that travels 50km in 30 minutes.
How far, in metres, will a car travel in 10 minutes at an average speed of 100 km/h?
How far, in kilometres, will a car travel in 2 hours at an average speed of 25 m/s?
How long, in seconds, should a car take to travel 10km at an average speed of 100km/h?

Equations to use:
average speed = distance time
distance = average speed x time
time = distance average speed
1 kilometre (km) = 1000 metres

KT

02 October 2015

acceleration = change in velocity time


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Calculate the acceleration of a car the moves from rest (0 m/s) to 10 m/s in 5 seconds
Calculate the acceleration of a train the moves from rest (0 m/s) to 20 m/s in 80 seconds
Calculate the acceleration of a bus the moves from rest (0 m/s) to 12 m/s in 6 seconds
Calculate the acceleration of a cyclist the moves from rest (0 m/s) to 8 m/s in 2 seconds
Calculate the acceleration of a rocket the moves from rest (0 m/s) to 1000 m/s in 20 seconds

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Calculate the acceleration of a car the moves from 10 m/s to 22 m/s in 4 seconds
Calculate the acceleration of a train the moves from 5 m/s to 20 m/s in 50 seconds
Calculate the acceleration of a bus the moves from 3 m/s to 12 m/s in 6 seconds
Calculate the acceleration of a cyclist the moves from 10 m/s to 0 m/s in 2 seconds
Calculate the acceleration of a rocket the moves from 200 m/s to 3000 m/s in 7 seconds

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By how much does the velocity of a car change in 5 seconds when accelerating at 4 m/s2 ?
By how much does the velocity of a train change in 20 seconds when accelerating at 2 m/s2 ?
By how much does the velocity of a bus change in 3 seconds when accelerating at 3 m/s2 ?
By how much does the velocity of a cyclist change in 2 seconds when accelerating at 5 m/s2 ?
By how much does the velocity of a rocket change in 4 seconds when accelerating at 150 m/s2 ?

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What is the final velocity of a car after 4 seconds if it accelerates at 5m/s2 from rest (0 m/s) ?
What is the final velocity of a train after 10 seconds if it accelerates at 0.5m/s2 from 6 m/s ?
What is the final velocity of a bus after 12 seconds if it accelerates at 2m/s2 from 3 m/s ?
What is the final velocity of a cyclist after 5 seconds if he/she accelerates at 3m/s2 from 4 m/s ?
What is the final velocity of a rocket after 30 seconds if it accelerates at 50m/s2 from 100 m/s ?

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What is the initial velocity of a car if after 5 seconds of accelerating at 6m/s2 it reaches 30m/s ?
What is the initial velocity of a train if after 20 seconds of accelerating at 0.5m/s2 it reaches 15 m/s ?
What is the initial velocity of a bus if after 4 seconds of accelerating at 3m/s2 it reaches 18 m/s ?
What is the initial velocity of a cyclist if after 2 seconds of accelerating at 4m/s2 it reaches 10 m/s ?
What is the initial velocity of a rocket if after 5 seconds of accelerating at 75m/s2 it reaches 500 m/s ?

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How long does it take a car to increase in velocity by 15m/s when accelerating at 5 m/s2 ?
How long does it take a train to increase in velocity by 20m/s when accelerating at 2 m/s2 ?
How long does it take a car to increase in velocity from 5m/s to 15m/s when accelerating at 2 m/s2 ?
How long does it take a bus to increase in velocity from 3m/s to 18m/s when accelerating at 3 m/s2 ?
How long, in seconds, should a train take to reach 24m/s when accelerating at 2 m/s2 from rest ?

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Calculate the acceleration of a car the moves from 15m/s to rest in 5 seconds
Calculate the acceleration of a train the moves from 25 m/s to 10 m/s in 50 seconds
By how much does the velocity of a bus change in 3 seconds when accelerating at - 4 m/s2 ?
What is the final velocity of a cyclist after 2 seconds if he/she accelerates at - 3m/s2 from 10 m/s ?
How long, in seconds, should a train take to stop when accelerating at - 2 m/s2 from 30m/s ?

Equations to use:
change in velocity = FINAL velocity - INITIAL velocity = ( v - u )
acceleration = change in velocity time
change in velocity = acceleration x time
time = change in velocity acceleration
KT

02 October 2015

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a=(v-u)/t
(v-u)=a x t
t=(v-u)/a

KT

02 October 2015

KT

02 October 2015