Sally bought a pizza with 12 slices that she planned to share with four friends. If one-quarter of the pizza is for her, how many slices does that leave her to share with her friends? For those who answered nine slices, you're ready to take this quiz! Sixty percent of adults can't correctly answer these sixth-grade word problems. Can you prove you're a part of the 40 percent who can?
When students are in sixth grade, they're mostly dealing with an introduction to junior high school. They're also dealing with a host of subjects. There's language arts, reading and social studies. They get the chance to wind down during gym or music class. They might have the chance to choose an elective like French or Spanish. Who could forget about the classic "favorites" like science and math? While students are moving past three digit long division and mixed fractions, they're learning to apply all their math rules to word problems. Think you can handle their curriculum?
Sixth-grade math deals with mixed operations, integers, rational numbers, ratios, and more. Could you solve them when they're put into word problems? Camille made 12 cupcakes and put sprinkles on one-third of them. How many cupcakes had sprinkles? If you can answer this question, you're ready to beat the 60 percent of adults who can't answer all these questions correctly! Let's find out if you have what it takes!
This is a simple subtraction problem with three digits. You'd have 868 minus 195 to get the answer of 673.
If Lauren trims five trees per hour at $10 per tree, that means that she makes $50 per hour. To find out how much money she makes, you would multiply $50 by 8 hours to get a total of $400.
In order to find out how many boxes the organization would need, you'd have to divide the total of 8,000 cookies by the number of cookies that come in a box. This would be 8,000 divided by 5 for a total of 1,600 boxes.
For this problem, you'd have to look at the greatest common factor of 14 and 18. Their greatest common factor is two, which means that she can go to two libraries, giving each nine books and seven flyers.
If you want to round a number to the nearest hundred, you'd have to look at the number in the tens place. Since the number is 4 and not 5 or higher, the number would have to be rounded down. This helps you decide that the missing number is 3.
This is a simple subtraction problem using decimals. You'd simply subtract 0.5 - 0.1 to get the 0.4.
For this problem, it's simple division. If the vases together weighed 32 pounds, you'd have to divide by four to find the weight of each vase, which is eight pounds.
If two of the crabs were orange, that gives you the fraction of 2/6. This can further be simplified to 1/3 if the fraction is divided by 2/2.
For this question, you'd have to know what relevance one-third has as a fraction. In order to find the answer, you could take 12 and multiply it by 1/3. This would give you 12/3, which is equivalent to four. The answer is four!
For this question, you'd simply have to subtract and round. The difference if 73,681 which would round down to 70,000.
This question is dealing with ratios. You need to include the number of students with a pet and then the number of students who don't have a pet. If there are 16 students with a pet, that means there are 30 students without one.
For this question, you'd have to use your knowledge of percentages. If 80 percent of the box has chocolate chip cookies, that means 20 percent of the box has oatmeal cookies. To find the number of oatmeal cookies, you'd have to find 20 percent of 80, which is 16.
This is a simple multiplication problem regarding decimals. You'd have to multiply $1.40 by ten pencils to get the total of $14.
In this equation, you'd start off with "a" apples. Christopher gives nine of them away, which means you'd subtract 9 from the number Christopher started with, which was "a."
This is another subtraction question. In order to find out how much it rained in April, you'd have to subtract March's amount of 300 from the total of 523. This would give you the answer that it rained 223 millimeters in April.
In this question, you'd first have to figure out how much one cake costs. One cake at $4 a slice would be $32. This means that five cakes would cost 5 x $32 which is equal to $160.
To find the answer for this question, you'd have to divide 6,400 by 400 to get that you could build 16 steel beams from 6,400 pounds of steel.
For this question, you'd need to find the least common multiple between the two numbers. Their least common multiple is 22, which means Michael would need 11 gift bag packs for 22 bags and two packs of bows.
If you want to round, you have to look at the placeholder prior to the one for which you're rounding. If you are rounding to the nearest hundred thousand, you have to look at the ten thousand place. When the factor is four or smaller, you round down. If it is five or higher, you round up, making this answer 5.
For this question, all you'd have to do is add the decimals together for a total of 20.1 pounds of material purchased.
For this question, you're dealing with dividing decimals by whole numbers. To find this solution, you would divide 0.20 by 4 which would give you that each encyclopedia weighs 0.05 kgs.
For this problem, you'd need to take the information and turn it into a fraction. Four out of eight of the pieces had toast which gives you 4/8. This can further be simplified to 1/2 by dividing the fraction by 2/2.
In order to find this answer, you'd have to add the fraction together and for that to happen, they need the same denominator. While 1/6 can stay the same, 1/2 has to be changed so that the denominator is 6. This makes the new fraction 3/6. This can now be added to 1/6 to give you 4/6. This fraction can be simplified down to 2/3.
For this question, you'd have to find 1/3 of 27. In order to do this, you would multiply 27 by 1/3. This would give you 9 so there are 9 white plates in the cupboard.
For this question, you'd have to subtract and then round. The exact difference is 315, which means there are approximately 300 plastic pipes.
Watch the order of the question! You are asked about the kids who went to the amusement park first which means this number needs to come first in the ratio. Since 16 students went to the amusement park and six went to the aquarium, the proper ratio is 16:6.
To find this answer, you'd have to find 80 percent of 50. Ten percent of 50 is 5 so to find 80 percent, you'd have to multiply 5 by 8 to get the answer of 40.
For this problem, all you'd have to do is multiply the numbers by each other. six wooden tables at $50 a table is equal to $300.
For this question, Susan starts off with 14 books. If she buys 'b" more books, this has to be added to the expression to show how many books she bought. This makes the answer 14 + b.
This is a subtraction question. If he washed a total of 125 plates and 71 of them were large plates, that means the remaining plates were small. In order to find the number, you would subtract 71 from 125 to get 54 small plates.
Monica's mother has to pay $8 for the bridge every day. You would take this and multiply it by five days -- Monday to Friday -- to get an answer of $40.
For this problem, you'd have to divide. Take the total of 50,000 books that need to be shipped and divide it by the 100 books that can fit in each box. This would give you the answer of 500.
For this question, you'd need the greatest common factor between 5 and 15. That number is 5. This means she could make five snack bags, each with one apple and three cookies inside.
This would be a simple division problem. If all the fabric measured 72 inches, you'd have to divide by 6 to find out how long each piece of fabric was. This would give you 12 inches, which is also equivalent to one foot.
In order to find this answer, you'd have to take the 128 customers and multiply that number by 1/4. This would give you the answer that 32 of the customers bought Thin Mints.