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1. A person jogs slowly at 20 min/mile. How many mile will the jogger complete in 1 hour? (What will the treadmill say for a pace?)
2. The fastest land animal is the cheetah at 120 km/hr (75 mph). How far does it run in 1 minute?
3. In 1903, the Wright Brothers flew their plane about 300 m in 1 minute. What was their speed in m/s?
4. In a thunderstorm, lightning is seen 2 seconds before it is heard. If the speed of sound is 343 m/s and light is nearly instantaneous, how far away was the lightning?
Here is some additional practice for velocity for homework or a quiz