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

- Erica

Erica bought 3 1/2 yards of fabric. If she uses 2/3 of the fabric, how much will she have left? - Length subtracting

Express in mm: 5 3/10 cm - 2/5 mm - Babysitting

The amount that Susan charges per hour for babysitting are directly proportional to the number of children she is watching. She charges $4.50 for 3 kids. How much would she charge to babysit 5 kids? - Two numbers 6

Fill two natural numbers a, b: 7 + blank- blank = 5 - Comparing and sorting

Arrange in descending order this fractions: 2/7, 7/10 & 1/2 - Land area 2

A land area was divided among the three heirs in the ratio 5:2:4. If the largest share was 20 hectares of land, what is the total area of land? Please show your solution and what kind of proportion is this please - Fractions 3

Calculate 1/9 of 27: - Flour

Kim needs 3/4 cup of flour to make 12 cookies. How much flour would she need to make 60 cookies? - 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? - The perimeter 3

The perimeter of a rectangle is 35 cm. The ratio of the length to its width is 3:2. Calculate the dimensions of the rectangle - In about

In about 12 hours in North Dakota the temperature rose from -33 degrees farenheit to 50 degrees farenheit. By how much did the temperature change? - Two vans

At 8:30 a. M. , two vans leave at a parking area. They travel in opposite directions: one van travels at 48 km/h and the other at 62 km/h. At what time will the cars be 550 km apart? - Allan

Allan keeps tropical fish. His aquarium is 4 feet long, 1 foot wide, and 2 feet tall. Each fish needs at least 0.5ft³ of water. What is the maximum number of fish that he can keep in the aquarium? Please show your solution. Please - Density 2

What is the density of a piece of driftwood that has the mass of 25 grams and a volume is 30 cm to the 3rd power. And how do I figure it out? - Change in temperature

Starting temperature is 21°C, the highest temperature is 32°C. What is the change in temperature? - If the 2

If the temperature is 86 degrees in Fahrenheit, what is the same temperature in Celsius? - The average

The average of one set of 4 numbers is 35. The average of another set of number is 20. The average of the numbers in the two sets is 30. How many numbers are there in the other set? - 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? - A number

A number increased by 7.9 is 8.3 - 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?

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