# Examples for 6th grade (the sixth graders)

- Almonds

Rudi has 4 cups of almonds. His trail mix recipe calls for 2/3 cup of almonds. How many batches of trail mix can he make? - Jared's room painting

Jared wants to paint his room. The dimensions of the room are 12 feet by 15 feet, and the walls are 9 feet high. There are two windows that measure 6 feet by 5 feet each. There are two doors, whose dimensions are 30 inches by 6 feet each. If a gallon of pa - Athletic race

Before a race, you start 4 5/8 feet behind your friend. At the halfway point, you are 3 2/3 feet ahead of your friend. What is the change in distance between you and your friend from the beginning of the race? - Simple equation 9

Solve the following equation: -8y+5=-9y+9 - Mother and daughter

Mother is 44 years old, her daughter 14. How many years ago was her mother four times older than her daughter? - Chauncey

Chauncey is building a storage bench for his son’s playroom. The storage bench will fit into the corner and against two walls to form a triangle. Chanuncy wants to buy a triangular shaped cover for the bench. If the storage bench is 2 1/2 ft. Along one w - Steel tube

The steel tube has an inner diameter of 4 cm and an outer diameter of 4.8 cm. The density of the steel is 7800 kg/m3. Calculate its length if it weighs 15 kg. - Students at cinema

All pupils from the school went to the cinema for a film performance. The cinema has 400 seats, 2 rows of 20 seats remain unoccupied. 10 places were occupied by teachers. How many students were there? - Simple equation 8

Solve the following equation: 36=-(1+7x)-6(-7-x) - The temperature 3

The temperature is -12 degrees Fahrenheit. During the following 5 hours the temperature decrease 23 degrees Fahrenheit what is the temperature at 11 pm? - Wood 11

Father has 12 1/5 meters long wood. Then I cut the wood into two pieces. One part is 7 3/5 meters long. Calculate the length of the other wood? - Brick weight

The brick weighs 2 kg and a half bricks. How much does one brick weigh? - Forestry workers

In the forest is employed 56 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 8 hour work day would end job in 37 days. After 16 days, 9 laborers go forth? How many days are needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 10 hours a d - Three cats

If three cats eat three mice in three minutes, after which time 260 cats eat 260 mice? - Divisibility

Is the number 761082 exactly divisible by 9? (the result is the integer and/or remainder is zero) - Motion problem

From Levíc to Košíc go car at speed 81 km/h. From Košíc to Levíc go another car at speed 69 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 27 km away? - Excavation

Mr. Billy calculated that excavation for a water connection dig for 12 days. His friend would take 10 days. Billy worked 3 days alone. Then his friend came to help and started on the other end. On what day since the beginning of excavation they met? - Cyclist

A cyclist passes 88 km in 4 hours. How many kilometers he pass in 8 hours? - Root

The root of the equation ? is: ? - Monkey

Monkey fell in 23 meters deep well. Every day it climbs 3 meters, at night it dropped back by 2 m. On what day it gets out from the well?

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