# Examples for 6th grade (the sixth graders) - page 54

- Lengths of the pool

Miguel swam 6 lengths of the pool. Mat swam 3 times as far as Miguel. Lionel swam 1/3 as far as Miguel. How many lengths did mat swim? - Temperature change

The mean temperature change is -3.2°F per day for five days. What is the total change over the five day period? - Scouts 4

4/7 of the students in a school are boys. If 3/8 of the boys are scouts, how many scouts are there in a school of 1878 students? - Farmers 2

On Wednesday the farmers at the Grant Farm picked 2 barrels of tomatoes. Thursday, the farmers picked 1/2 as many tomatoes as on Wednesday. How many barrels of tomatoes did the farmers pick on Thursday? - Whole numbers

Pavol wrote down a number that is both rational and a whole number. What is one possible number she could have written down? - Hours 3

How many hours are in 3 2/3 days? - Equivalent expressions

A coach took his team out for pizza after their last game. There were 14 players, so they had to sit in smaller groups at different tables. Six players sat at one table and got 4 small pizzas to share equally. The other players sat at the different table a - Equation 20

In given equation: 8/9-4/5=2/9+x, find x - Voting

400 employees cast their votes in a board member election that has only 2 candidates. 120 people vote for candidate A, while half of the remaining voters abstain. How many votes does candidate B receive? - Without 2

Without multipying, tell whether the product 0.644 x 0.25 will be greater than 1 or less than 1? Explane how you know. Then find the product. - Evaluate expression 2

Evaluate expression with negatives: (-3)+4+(-8)+(-6)+4+(-1) - Hussein

Hussein owns 450000. He spent at the bookstore 2 over 9 to buy some books and tales. He paid 3 over 5 of his money to buy his math book. Then he paid his money to buy stories diagram ; a. Calculate the remaining amount of money with Hussein? b. Hussein l - One-third 2

One-third of the people in a barangay petitioned the council to allow them to plant in vacant lots and another 1/5 of the people petitioned to have a regular garbage collection. What FRACTION of the barangay population made the petition? - Solid food

Stacie is a resident at the medical facility where you work. You are asked to chart the amount of solid food that she consumes. For the noon meal, today she ate 1/2 of a 3-ounce serving of meatloaf, 3/4 of her 3-ounce serving of mashed potatoes, and 1/3 of - Mixing Celsius and Fahrenheit

Add up three temperatures: 5°F +6°F +0°C - Double 5

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

The temperarture is 0 degrees. It drops 5 degrees after 1 hour and then drops 3 degrees more the next hour. What is the temperature after 6 hours? - Reciprocal equation 3

Solve reciprocal equation: 1/2 + 2/3=1/x - The quotient

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

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