Good Rates Problems from Exeter

“How long would it take to count to one billion, reciting the numbers one after another?”

“Light travels at 186282 miles per second, and the Sun is about 93 million miles from Earth. How many minutes does it take light to reach the Earth from the Sun?”

“It takes 1.25 seconds for light to travel from the Moon to the Earth. how many miles away is the Moon?”

“How many steps would you have to take to walk 1000 miles?”

“At 186282 miles per second, how far does light travel in a year?”


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