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Speed Distance Time Calculator
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We come across many bodies in motion in our daily life like bird flying, bus moving, fishes swimming, boy running,  Helicopter traveling etc. Let us consider a simple example of a bird flying. This bird covers some distance after some time. By seeing the bird we can only make out whether the bird is moving fast or slow. But we cannot make out how fast or how slow the bird is moving? To Know that we need to determine the parameter called Speed.

Speed Distance Time Calculator

Speed is defined as the ratio of Distance Covered to the time taken. It is expressed in m/s.
To calculate the Speed we use the formula:

Speed = $\frac{Distance\ covered}{Time\ taken}$

Thus Speed, distance and time are the parameters dependent on each other. The Speed Distance Time Calculator helps us to get any of these unknown quantities if any of the two parameters are given.
 

Steps for Speed Distance Time Calculator

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Step 1 :  

First analyze the problems and get to know the given parameters.



Step 2 :  

To know the Unknown parameter X. Use the below parameters.


 


If time taken and distance Covered are given, we use the formula


Speed = $\frac{Distance\ Covered}{Time\ taken}$


 


If time taken and speed is given, we use the formula


Distance Covered = Speed $\times$ time.


 


If Distance Covered and Speed are given, we use the formula


Time taken = $\frac{Distance\ Covered}{Speed}$


Using these steps, we get the desired Parameters.



Problems on Speed Distance Time Calculator

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  1. What is the speed of the car if the car traveled in a distance of 300 meter at the time of 60 seconds?


    Step 1 :  

    First analyze the problems and get to know the given parameters.


    Given: Distance Covered = 300 meter,


    Time taken = 60 seconds.



    Step 2 :  

    To know the Unknown parameter X. Use the below parameters.


    If Time taken and distance Covered are given, we use the formula


    Speed = $\frac{Distance\ Covered}{Time\ taken}$


     


    If time taken and speed is given, we use the formula


    Distance Covered = Speed $\times$ time.


     


    If Distance Covered and Speed are given, we use the formula


    Time taken = $\frac{Distance\ Covered}{Speed}$


    Using this step, we get the desired Parameter.


     


    We know the formula to find speed = $\frac{Distance\ Covered}{Time\ taken}$

    $\therefore$ speed = $\frac{300}{60}$ 



    Answer  :  

    5 m/s



  2. The Average speed of the train is 4m/s and it reached the distance of 120 meter, find the time taken by the train to travel this distance.


    Step 1 :  

    Given,

    Speed = 4m/s

    Distance = 120m



    Step 2 :  

    We know the formula: Time = $\frac{Distance\ Covered}{Speed}$

                                            = $\frac{120 m}{4 m/s}$.



    Answer  :  

    30 s



  3. Find the distance covered if the speed is 7m/s and the time is 120s.


    Step 1 :  

    Given : Speed = 7 m/s,


    Distance Covered = ?


    Time taken = 120s



    Step 2 :  

    Distance Covered = Speed $\times$ time Taken.
                     = 7m/s $\times$ 120s.
                    



    Answer  :  

    840 m.



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