Could you pass sixth-grade math?
July 9, 2011 at 2:09 a.m.
The following questions were adapted from a 2009 sixth-grade math TAKS test.
1. Liza is learning about hummingbirds. She learned that the bee hummingbird can weigh 0.07 ounce and that the giant hummingbird can weigh 7 ounces. What is the difference between these two weights?
2. Alex has a box of 100 colored drinking straws. The box contains 30 red straws, 35 green straws, 20 yellow straws, and 15 purple straws. If he selects 1 straw without looking, what is the probability it will be yellow?
3. What is the value of this expression: 20 - 3 x (2 + 4)
1. 6.93 oz
Source: Texas Education Agency