# Examples for 6th grade (the sixth graders) - page 53

- Double 5

Peter was thinking of a number. Peter doubles it and gets an answer of 8.6. What was the original number? - Toilets

A federal law requires that all residential toilets sold in the United States use no more than 1 3/5 gallons of water per flush. Prior to this legislation, conventional toilets used 3 2/5 gallons of water per flush. Find the amount of water saved in one ye - MW oven

You plug a microwave oven into a 20 amp electrical circuit. the microwave uses as much as 12.5 amps . How many amps are available on this circuit for other appliances? - Trevor

Trevor wishes to tile the floor of his bathroom. The bathroom is rectangular and is 4.2m long and 3.3m wide. The tiles are 30cm by 30cm. Calculate the cost to tile the floor if each tile costs 72 cents. - The Mayflower

The Mayflower traveled for 66 days on the trip from England to America. The weather was storming for many days of their trip. If one and a half of the days at Sea where Sunny with good weather, 1/6 of the days were sunny but very windy and the other days r - Cake 7

1/3 of a cake shared with 4 people. What share of the whole cake has each people? - The quotient

The quotient of g and 55 is the same as 279. What is g? - Walking

Lucie can walk about 3 4/5 miles each hour. How far can she walk in 2 hours 45 minutes? - What is one third

What is 1/3 as a decimal? Give your answer rounded to 2 decimal places. - Find the 6

Find the total cost of 10 computers at $ 2100 each and 7 boxes of diskettes at $12 each - After 2

After we planted flowers in 2/5 of our garden, 24m remained unplanted. How many meters is the garden in total? If the total area of the garden is 1, the proportion of the remaining area is? - Write 2

Write 791 thousandths as fraction in expanded form. - The perimeter 2

The perimeter of the quadrilateral a = 1m b = 14/5m c = 2 3/10m d = 1 4/5m? - Pound2kilos

How many pounds make 1 kilograms? - Jose and Kaitlyn

Jose and Kaitlyn have a contest to see who can throw a baseball the farthest. Kaitlyn wins, with a throw of 200 ft. If Jose threw the ball 3/4 as far as Kaitlyn, how far did Jose throw the ball? - Cris had

Cris had 15000 . He spent 1/3 of his money on a table and the remaining on 5 similar chairs that cost the same. How much did one chair cost?

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