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Mathematics

Danmer John A. Brucal


Grade 6 - Jose Rizal
Mrs. Rose Rapsing

Addition
1. John walked 1/2 of a mile yesterday and 3/4 of a mile today. How many miles has John
walked?

2. Mary is preparing a final exam. She study 3/2 hours on Friday, 6/4 hours on Saturday,
and 2/3 hours on Sunday. How many hours she studied over the weekend

3. A recipe requires 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, and 1/4
teaspoon red pepper. How much pepper does this recipe need?

4. Sally walked 3/4 of a mile before lunch and 1/2 of a mile after lunch. How far did she
walk in all?

5. Don bought 3/4 of a pound of jellybeans and 5/8 pound of gummy bears. How much
candy did he buy?

Subtraction
1. Jessica bought 8/9 of a pound of chocolates and ate 1/3 of a pound. How much was left?

2. Stanley ordered two pizzas cut into eighths. If he ate 5/8 of a pizza, how much was left?

3. A recipe needs 3/4 teaspoon black pepper and 1/4 red pepper. How much more black
pepper does the recipe need?

4. A football player advances 2/3 of a yard. A second player in the same team advances 5/4
of a yard. How much more yard did the second player advance?

5. John lives 3/8 mile from the Museum of Science. Sylvia leaves 1/4 mile from the
Museum of Science. How much closer is Sylvia from the museum?

Multiplication
1. What is one-fourth of half?

2. What is one-third of three-fourths?

3. A recipe needs 1/4 tablespoon salt. How much salt does 8 such recipe need?

4. Peter's truck gets him 10 2/3 miles per gallon. Suppose Peter's tank is empty and he puts
5 1/2 gallons, how far can Peter go with the truck?

5. What is two eight of half

Division
1. An Italian sausage is 8 inches long. How many pieces of sausage can be cut from the 8inch piece of sausage if each piece is to be two-thirds of an inch ?

2. How many halves are there in six-fourth?

3. An airplane covers 50 miles in 1/5 hours. How many miles can the airplane cover in 5
hours?

4. Grayson divided 3/8 of a gallon of plant fertilizer evenly among 3 smaller bottles. How
many gallons did he put in each bottle?

5. At the end of the day, a bakery had 8 1/2 pies left over. The 4 employees each took home
the same amount of leftover pie. How much pie did each employee take home?

Proportion
1. A boy who is 3 feet tall can cast a shadow on the ground that is 7 feet long. How tall is a
man who can cast a shadow that is 14 feet long?

2. Mix 3 liters of water with 4 lemons to make lemonade. How many liters of water are
mixed with 8 lemons

3. 3 gallons of paint cover 900 square feet. How many gallons will cover 300 square feet?

4. A firefighter truck can hold 3000 gallons of water. A firefighter can deliver 160 gallons of
water every 2 minutes. How much water will be delivered in 10 minutes?

5. Brooke used 30 centimeters of tape to wrap 5 presents. How much tape will Brooke need
in all if she has to wrap 7 presents? Assume the relationship is directly proportional

Finding Percentage, Base and Rate


1. An alloy weighs 2.5 pounds. It contains 1.75 pounds of silver.
What is the percent of silver in the alloy?

2. In a school, 25 % of the teachers teach basic math. If there are 50 basic math teachers,
how many teachers are there in the school?

3. 24 students in a class took an algebra test. If 18 students passed the test, what percent do
not pass?

4. The student answered 80 questions on the mathematics test. 76 of answers were correct.

5. In an office, 38 % of the workers are working in accounting-related field. If there are 60


workers who are working in accounting-related field. How many workers are there in the
office?

Discounts Rate of Discount and Sale Price


1. A watch costs 5000. It is been sold with a discount of 12%. What is the discount price of
the watch?

2. What is the discount rate if a 45 cutlery is being sold for 38 ?

3. In a video store, a DVD that sells for 15 is marked "10% off." What is the
discount? What is the sale price of the DVD?

4. In a department store, a 40 dress is marked, "Save 25%." What is the discount? What is
the sale price of the dress?

5. In a grocery store, a 12 case of soda is labeled, "Get a 20% discount." What is the
discount? What is the sale price of the case of soda

Commission and Total Income


1. Maria makes money by commission rates. She gets 15% of everything she sells. If Maria
sold 23000 worth of items this month, what is her salary for the month?

2. Tiffany makes money by commission rates. She gets 21% of everything she sells. If
Tiffany sold 27000 worth of items this month, what is her salary for the month?

3. Peter makes 7000 a month plus some money by commission rates. He gets 6% of
everything he sells. If Peter sold 55000 worth of items this month, what is his salary for
the month?

4. Cindy makes 9000 a month plus some money by commission rates. She gets 10% of

everything she sells. If Cindy sold 30000 worth of items this month, what is her salary
for the month?

5. Paul makes a base monthly salary of 1500. As a vendor, he must sell 19000 worth of
items per month. He also makes a 6% commission on all sales beyond the monthly quota.
If Paul sold 26600 worth of items this month, what is his total salary for the month
including base salary and commission to the nearest dollar.

Sale Tax, Rate of Sales and Selling Price


1. In a department store, a 40 dress is marked, "Save 25%." What is the discount?
What is the sale price of the dress?

2. In a grocery store, a 12 case of soda is labeled, "Get a 20% discount." What is the
discount? What is the sale price of the case of soda?

3. In a candy store, a 5.00 jar of candy is labeled, "50% off." What is the discount? What is
the sale price of the jar of candy?

4. A pizzeria has a coupon that reads, "Get off a 9.00 cheese pizza." What is the
discount? What is the sale price of the cheese pizza?

5. In a store, a video that DVD sells for 15 is marked, "10% off." What is the sale price of
the DVD?

Interest and Rate of Interest


1. A bank is offering 2.5% simple interest on a savings account. If you deposit $5000,
how much interest will you earn in one year?

2. To buy a car, Jessica borrowed 15,000 for 3 years at an annual simple interest rate of
9%. How much interest will she pay if she pays the entire loan off at the end of the third
year? What is the total amount that she will repay?

3. Nancy invested 6000 in a bond at a yearly rate of 3%. She earned 450 in interest. How
long was the money invested?

4. Mr. Johnson borrowed 8000 for 4 years to make home improvements. If he repaid a
total of 10,320, at what interest rate did he borrow the money

5. TJ invested $4000 in a bond at a yearly rate of 2%. He earned $200 in interest. How long

was the money invested?