Four vehicles travelled on a road. What can you deduce from the times that they met?
Brian swims at twice the speed that a river is flowing, downstream
from one moored boat to another and back again, taking 12 minutes
altogether. How long would it have taken him in still water?
At Holborn underground station there is a very long escalator. Two
people are in a hurry and so climb the escalator as it is moving
upwards, thus adding their speed to that of the moving steps. ...
How many steps are there on the escalator?
For 20 seconds a motion sensor is collecting data as a person
moves backwards and forwards in front of it.
Here's the distance-time graph for that movement. Can you
describe the person's motion? (the units are metres and
When was the person moving quickest? Calculate an estimate for
What was their lowest speed and when was this?