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Exam-Style Questions on Speed

Problems on Speed adapted from questions set in previous Mathematics exams.

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GCSE Higher

Mr Finknottle takes his parents for a drive in his car.

He drives the first ten miles in ten minutes then drives at an average speed of 68 miles per hour for 1 hour 45 minutes.

He finds this information about his car:

Average Speed (s)\(s \le 65 mph\)\( s\gt 65 mph\)
Miles travelled per gallon6050

Use the information to find how many gallons of petrol he uses during the drive.


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