Could you pass the fourth grade STAAR math test?
Dec. 31, 2011 at 6:31 a.m.
The following questions released by the Texas Education Agency were adapted from a STAAR fourth grade math test.
1. During one basketball game, Sarah's team scored 11 baskets worth 2 points each and 3 baskets worth 1 point each. Daniel's team scored 8 baskets worth 2 points each and 10 baskets worth 1 point each. What was the final score?
2. Maricella buys 75 tickets at a carnival. She keeps 35 tickets for herself and gives the remaining tickets to her two sisters. If each of Maricella's sisters gets the same number of tickets, how many tickets does each sister get?
3. A polygon has a perimeter of 20 inches. Each side is exactly 4 inches long. Which type of figure does this describe?
1. Sarah's team: 25 points; Daniel's team: 26 points