Solving Distance Problems  Practice Topic Index | Grade 7 Math | Intermediate Test Prep | StudyZone

Remember...we use the Distance Formula, and it's two variations, to solve for distance, rate or time.

Distance = Rate X Time

Rate = Distance/Time

Time = Distance/Rate

 Bob took a 7 hour bicycle trip.  In all, he traveled 112 miles.  What was his average rate of speed in miles per hour? Click Here  for the solution

 Sally traveled from Albany to Syracuse on Saturday.  The trip took 3.5 hours and she traveled at an average rate of 62 mph.  How many miles did Sally travel? Click Here  for the solution

 Mary and Jim decided to travel to Europe one summer.  The jet flew at an average rate of 550 mph and covered 3437.5 miles.  How long did the flight take? Click Here  for the solution

 A train left New York at 10:00 a.m. and arrived in Washington D.C. at 1:45 p.m..  If the distance between the 2 cities is 225 miles, what was the average rate of speed of the train? Click Here  for the solution

 A man drove 45 mph for 3 hours, and then 60 mph for another 2.5 hours. What was the total distance the man traveled? Click Here  for the solution

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