Examples for 6th grade (the sixth graders)

  1. Almonds
    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?
  2. Jared's room painting
    painter 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
  3. Athletic race
    olympics 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?
  4. Simple equation 9
    eq2 Solve the following equation: -8y+5=-9y+9
  5. Mother and daughter
    clocks2 Mother is 44 years old, her daughter 14. How many years ago was her mother four times older than her daughter?
  6. Chauncey
    right_triangle 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
  7. Steel tube
    pipe1 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.
  8. Students at cinema
    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?
  9. Simple equation 8
    eq1 Solve the following equation: 36=-(1+7x)-6(-7-x)
  10. The temperature 3
    teplomer The temperature is -12 degrees Fahrenheit. During the following 5 hours the temperature decrease 23 degrees Fahrenheit what is the temperature at 11 pm?
  11. Wood 11
    wood 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?
  12. Brick weight
    brick The brick weighs 2 kg and a half bricks. How much does one brick weigh?
  13. Forestry workers
    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
  14. Three cats
    three_cats If three cats eat three mice in three minutes, after which time 260 cats eat 260 mice?
  15. Divisibility
    divisibility Is the number 761082 exactly divisible by 9? (the result is the integer and/or remainder is zero)
  16. Motion problem
    dragway 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?
  17. Excavation
    vykop_ryha 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?
  18. Cyclist
    cyclist_2 A cyclist passes 88 km in 4 hours. How many kilometers he pass in 8 hours?
  19. Root
    root_quadrat The root of the equation ? is: ?
  20. Monkey
    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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