Travel times 0 Overview Using this Resource Connecting to the Curriculum Marking Student Responses Working with Students Further Resources This task requires calculating travel times on a network map. The map above shows the time it takes (in hours) to travel between each town. For example, it takes 5 hours to go from Westown to Abra. Question 2Change answer a) i) How long does it take to travel from Abra to Po? hours Question 2Change answer ii) How long does it take to travel from Cadab to Cuss and then to Eastville? hours Question 2Change answer b) Taking the quickest way, how long does it take to go from Ra to Eastville? hours Task administration: This task can be completed with pencil and paper or online (with auto marking displayed to students). Level: 3 Curriculum info: Maths, Geometry and Measurement, Position and orientation Keywords: diagrams, network diagrams, mapping diagrams, shortest paths, network map Description of task: Students use given times to calculate how long it takes to travel between two towns on a network map, including finding the quickest route. Answers/responses: Y6 (09/2000) a) i) ii) 4 14 very easy easy b) 13 easy Next steps: Students could explore finding the quickest way from Westown to Eastville, and how long it takes. Answer: 15 hours. Island of Zazz