Exam-Style Question on Kinematics
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Question id: 406. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper in 2017. The use of a calculator is allowed.
The distance from Wolverhampton to Cambridge is 115 miles.
Lynn drives from Wolverhampton to Cambridge leaving Wolverhampton at 10:30am. She assumes that her average speed will be 55 mph.
(a) Use Lynn's assumption about her average speed to work out her arrival time in Cambridge.
(b) Lynn's speed was actually lower than her assumption. How does this affect the arrival time?
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