CCSS: 6.RP.A.2, 7.RP.A.2.B

TEKS: 6:4H, 6.10A, 7.4A

Play Ball!

It’s the Critter League’s Championship game. The Pittsburgh Primes are facing off against the Venice Variables. How fast is this play? Use rates of speed to find out!

Rates of Speed

Answer the following questions about a play during the game. Round answers to the nearest hundredth. Record your work and answers on our answer sheet.

The pitcher throws the ball at a speed of 105 feet per second. How many seconds does it take to reach home plate?

The batter hits the ball and runs at a rate of 19 feet per second. How many seconds later does he reach first base?

Player #17 picks up the ball and throws it back to the pitcher, who catches it 1.8 seconds later. What was the ball’s speed?

How many seconds in total did the ball travel during this entire play?

Skills Sheets (2)
Skills Sheets (2)