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Could you pass fourth-grade math?

By Victoria Advocate
June 18, 2011 at 1:18 a.m.


The following are problems from a 2008-09 fourth-grade math TAKS test.

QUESTIONS

  1. Alexis made 5 gallons of fruit juice. How many quarts of fruit juice did she make?
  2. On Monday, 36 people visited an art museum. On Tuesday, 15 fewer people visited the museum than on Monday. Each person paid $5 for admission. How much money was paid for admission to the museum on Tuesday?
  3. Charles walked for 45 minutes in the morning and for one hour and 20 minutes in the evening. What is the total amount of time Charles walked?

(Don't cheat

by scrolling below

for the answers

until you've completed

the test.

Really.)

ANSWERS

  1. 20 quarts
  2. $105
  3. Two hours and five minutes

Source: Texas Education Agency

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