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15-second question (2 points each)

1.) If N 15 + 10 – 2 × 5 = N× 3, what is N?
Answer: 5

2.) The clock reads 4 o’clock. What is the degree measure of the angle formed by the
hands of the clock?
Answer: 120 degrees

3.) The length, width, and height of a rectangular box, respectively are 5 cm, 8 cm, and
11 cm. What is its surface area?
Answer: 366 cm^2

4.) . Express y in exponential form.


Answer: y = 3^2

5.) Lita’s money was 5/4 Zeny’s money. When Jane gave Zeny Php 9.00, Lita’s money
became equal to the total money that Zeny then had. How much was Lita’s money?
Answer: Php 45.00

6.) A cube with a volume of 64 cubic cm is divided into 8 congruent cubes. What is the
length of a side of a smaller cube?
Answer: 2

7.) A dress costing Php 350.00 was on sale at 10% off. Not sold, it was again made on
sale at another 10% off. What was the total percent of discount?
Answer: 19%

8.) Jane used 2/5 of her savings to buy a gift for her mother. She used 1/3 of her
remaining savings to buy a gift for her sister. What fraction of her savings was left?
Answer: 2/5

9.) The length of a rectangle is 2 more than twice its width. If its perimeter is 22 cm,
what is its length?
Answer: 8cm

10.) Two-thirds of the length of a stick is 5 ½ popsicle sticks long. If a popsicle stick is 7
cm, how long is the stick?
Answer: 57.75
11.) Julia had 60 paperback books. She gave 2/3 of the books for the Book Lovers Club.
How many did Julia keep?
Answer: 20

30-second question (3 points each)

1.) Jane has Php 48.00 and Ria has Php 64.00. They decided to contribute money to buy
flowers costing Php 80.00 for their mother. If Jane contributes 2/3 of her money, what
fraction of her money will Ria contribute?
Answer: 3/4

2.) Lyn tried to sell a blouse with a 10% profit. Not sold, she decided to sell it with a
certain discount. If it is sold, she will still have a 4.5% profit. How many percent is the
discount?
Answer: 5%

3.)A new rectangle was formed when the perimeter of an original rectangle with width 3
cm was doubled. If the area of the new rectangle is 60 cm^2, what is the length of the
original rectangle?
Answer: 5 cm

4.) Shown below are the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th … terms of a sequence a, b, c, 38, 47, 56,
65 … What is the sum a + b + c of the first three terms of the sequence?
Answer: 60

5.) The surface area of a rectangular box is 592 cm^2. The edges of two faces are 10 cm
and 8 cm. What is the other dimension?
Answer: 12 cm

6.) The average of 4 numbers is 67.5. When one number was removed, the average
became 65. What number was removed?
Answer: 75

1-minute question (5 points each)

1.) Mario glues together 72 cubes with 2 cm edges to form a solid rectangular brick. If
the perimeter of the base is 28 cm, find the height of the brick in centimeters.
Answer: 12 NOTE: the solid is 6 cm by 8 cm by 12 cm

2.) Observe the sequence: 10, 13, 16, 19 … What is the 30th term in the sequence?
Answer: 97
3.) Shown below are the 4th, 5th, and 6th … terms of a sequence. a, b, c, 38, 47, 56 …
What is the sum a + b + c of the first three terms of the sequence?
Answer: 60

4.) The average of four numbers was 55. When one number was added to these
numbers, the new average became 60. What number was added?
Answer: 80

5.) In a Grade 6 class, each pupil either likes Mathematics or Science or both subjects.
There are 26 pupils like Mathematics and 30 pupils who like Science. If 14 pupils like
both Mathematics and Science, how many students are there in the class?
Answer: 42

6.) A cube with a volume of 64 cubic cm is divided by 8 cubes of the same dimensions,
what is the length of a side of a smaller cube?
Answer: 2

Clincher Question

1.) ½ of 3/6 of 5/10 of 7/14 of a number is equal to 8^2. What is the exponent of the
number when it is expressed into its prime factorization?
Answer: 10

2.) What is the greatest number of possible points of intersection of a circle and
pentagon?
Answer: 10

3.) The distance from Ormoc City to Tacloban City is 110 km. If Joy left Ormoc at 5:00
am and reached Tacloban at 7:30, what was Joy’s average speed for the journey?
Answer: 44 km per hour

Do or Die Question

What whole numbers will make the sentence 21 – x > 17 true?


Answer: 0, 1, 2, 3
Solve each problem. Draw a figure to help you when necessary.
1.) What number is 27 more than difference of 95 and 36?

2.) Use exponents to express 5 040 as a product of prime factors.

3.) What is the value of 7 in 974 485 465?

4.) The smallest number that has 12, 30 and 36 as factor is _____.

5.) What is the reciprocal of 5 3/7?

6.) Round 7.89851 to the nearest thousandth.

7.) How many millions are there in 20 billion?

8.) How many times as great is the underlined 8 in 8 576 485 than the 8 that is not
underlined?

9.) What is the smallest digit that can be place in the blank so that 67 __ 45 is divisible
by 3?

10.) To which multiple of 100 is the product of 35 × 55 closest?

11.) If 3 108 x 235 =730 380, what is 31.08 × 2.35 to the nearest hundredth?

12.) What is the value of 53 – 6 × 8 + 92?

13.) What is the perimeter of the figure below?


14.) Which of the following is divisible by 6?
a) 789 108 452
b) 789 108 461
c) 789 108 474
15.) A man travels at 56 km/hr. How far can he go in 3 ¾ hours?

16.) Two scouts brought two pieces of rope of lengths 6 ¾ m and 8 2/3 m for their
camp. How long are the two pieces together?

17.) Nene bought 9 bags of sugar each weighing 2 ½ kg. How many kilograms of sugar
did Nene buy?

18.) Alice bought 8 ¾ m of cloth. She used 3 4/5 m for a gown. How much cloth
remained?

19.) Change 129/9 to a mixed number with the fraction part in lowest terms.

20.) Change 9 7/8 to an improper fraction.

21.) Change 1 3/8 to percent?

22) Change 375% to a mixed number with the fraction part in lowest terms.

23.) In a class of 50 students, 19 are girls. What percent of the class are boys?

24.) What is the value of n in 4:n = 26:63?

25.) What is the simple interest on P6 500.00 for 3 years at 18% a year?
Answers

1.) 86
2.) 24 × 32 × 5 × 7
3.) 70 000 000
4.) 180
5.) 7/38
6.) 7.899
7) 20 000
8.) 100 000
9.) 2
10.) 1 900
11.) 73.04
12.) 158
13.) 19cm
14.) c
15.) 210km
16.) 15.42m or 15 5/12
17.) 22 ½ or 22.5
18.) 4 19/20
19.) 14 1/3
20.) 79.8
21.) 137.5%
22.) 3 ¾
23.) 62%
24.) 9.69
25.) P3 510.00
26.) What percent of 75 is 15?

27.) The marked price of P1 500.00 of a dress includes a 20% gain. What is its buying
price?

28.) Mang Tirso has a basic salary of P15 500.00 a month. He also gets 5% of the sales
for amounts beyond P100 000.00 as commission. How much did e earn in a month
when he sold P282 000.00 worth of goods?

29.) During a sale, Anne paid P1 512.00 for a dress marked P1 800.00. What percent is
the discount?

30.) Triangle ABC is isosceles. One leg is 13cm and the base is 7cm less than twice the
length a leg. What is the perimeter of ∆ABC?

31.) How many days are there in 12 weeks?

32.) What is the area of the shaded part if the radius is 9cm? (Use π ≈ 3.14)

33.) A rectangular tank is 1.8m long, 1.4m wide and 1.2m high. What is the volume in
litres?

34.) If ¾ of the area of a square is 60.75cm2, what is its area?

35.) How many segments can be named from his figure?


36.) How many rays can be named from the figure?

37.) The car of Mr. Cruz consumes 8 litres of gasoline to cover 84km. At that rate, how
far can it go
with 10 litres?

38.) A rectangular garden is 8m long and 6m wide. How many santan bushes 4dm apart
can be planted along its edges?

39.) A picture 15cm by 10cm is framed on a piece of cardboard 19cm by 14cm. What area
of the cardboard can be seen?

40.) What percent less than 150 is 120?

41.) How many 1dm square tiles are needed for a bathroom 2.4m by 1.8m?

42.) Two angles of a triangle are 65° and 52°. What is the third angle?

43.) The scale of a map is 1cm to 50km. Two cities are 6.5cm apart on the map. How
many kilometers apart are they?

44.) The monthly income of a family is P12 500.00 of which P4 375.00 is spent for food.
If a circle graph represents their monthly expenses, how many degrees represent food
expenses?

45.) How many numbers greater than 100 but less than 200 give a remainder of 3 when
divided by 7?

46.) A certain clock loses 15 minutes every hour. If the clock is set to the correct time at
9:00a.m., what will the correct time be when the slower clock shows 9:00 a.m. the next
day?

47.) A room is 6m long, 4.5m wide and 4m high. The four walls and ceiling are to be
painted but NOT the doors and windows. If the doors and windows have an area of
14m2, what is the area to be painted?
48.) A pyramid-like circus tent has a 32m by 28m rectangular base. If it is 15m high,
what volume of air does it enclose?

49.) Liza arranged 66 roses in seven vases. Some vases had 6 red roses and the others
had 12 pink roses. How many vases had red roses?

50.) Lina gas 38 US stamps and 42 other foreign stamps. Her Philippine stamps are 8
fewer than twice as many as all the other stamps. How many stamps in all has she?
15-Second Questions

1.) What is the next perfect square after 169?

2.) What is the product if the prime numbers between 50 and 60?

3.) Give two numbers whose product is 90 and whose difference is 13.

4.) What whole number values of k will make the sentence 2 – k > 8 true?

5.) What is the value of 104 + 103?

6.) If 1/3 of a number is 160, what is ¼ of the number?

7.) Fe withdraws P10 000.00 in 20-peso bills. How many bills did she receive?

8.) Fifty-two is what percent of 80?

9.) If one side of a regular octagon is 3.25cm, what is its perimeter?

10.) Bob has 8 times as much money as Tim. Together, they have P1 260.00. How much
money does Tim have?

11.) What is 1 million minus 1 thousand?

12.) A family earns P24 200.00 a month. If they save 5% of it, how much do they save?

30-Second Questions

1.) Two numbers are in the ratio 4:5. If their sum is 135, what is the bigger number?

2.) What is the three times the product of the prime numbers between 20 and 30?

3.) Mike had P1 500.00. He bought a shirt for P325.00 and a pair of shoes. If he had
only P35.00 left, how much did he pay for the shoes?

4.) A square is 8 ½ on each side. If three squares are placed side by side, what is the
perimeter of the rectangle formed?
5.) The cost of an item is increased from P250.00 to P350.00. What is the percent
increase?

6.) The radius of a bicycle wheel is 35.5cm. What is its circumference? [Use π ≈ 3.14]

7.) A water hose sprays water at the rate of 10 litres per minute. How long will it take to
fill a swimming pool that holds 24 000L of water? Give the answer in number of days as
a mixed number.

1-Minute Questions

1.) A car uses 10L of gasoline in covering 85km. How many litres of gasoline will the
same car use to cover 297.5km?

2.) In the sequence 4, 7, 10, …, 292, 295, 298, what is the position of the term 298?

3.) Norma invested P5 000.00 and P3 500.00 at 5% and 4.2% annual interest,
respectively. How much money will she have at the end of one year?

4.) If the number of units in the circumference of a circle is the same as the number of
square units in its area, what is the diameter of the circle?

5.) Robert can paint a room in 12 hours. His helper can do the same work in 24 hours.
How long will it take them to paint the room together?

6.) One number is 5 more than 3 times another number. The sum of the two numbers is
157. Find the bigger number.

7.) A piece of soap is 10cm long, 4cm wide and 3cm thick. How many pieces can be
packed in a box 6dm by 3dm by 2dm?

8.) How much will the square tiles for a rectangular floor 2.7m long and 2.1m wide cost
if each tile is 15cm on a side and cost P25.00?

Answer Key

Team Oral Competition


15-Second Questions
1.) 196
2.) 3 127
3.) 5 and 18
4.) 0, 1, 2, 3
5.) 11 000
6.) 120
7.) 500
8.) 65%
9.) 26cm
10.) P140.00
11.) 999 000
12.) P1 210.00

30-Second Questions
1.) 75
2.) 2 001
3.) P1 140.00
4.) 68cm
5.) 40%
6.) 222.94cm
7.) 1 2/3
1-Minute Questions
1.) 35
2.) 99th
3.) P8 897.00
4.) 4 units
5.) 8 hours
6.) 119
7.) 300
8.) P6 300.00
2009 METROBANK-MTAP-DEPED MATH CHALLENGE NATIONAL FINALSGRADE 6
TEAM ORALPart 1: 15 seconds (11 items)
1.Manila time is 4 hours ahead of Dubai time. A trip from Manila to Dubai,
t a k e s nine hours. What time will you arrive in Dubai if you leave Manila at 8:00 P.M.?Solution8:00 P.M.
+ 9 hours is 5:00 A.M.5:00 A.M. – 4 hours is 1:00 A.M.Answer:
1:00 A.M.
2.How many digits are there in the number N = 2
10
x5
8
?Solution2
10
x5
8
= (2 x 5)
8
x2
2
= 10
8
x 4 = 100 000 000 x 4 = 4 000 000 000Answer:
9
3.The faces of a big cube are painted. Then the cube is cut into 125 unit cubes. Howmany
of the unit cubes have exactly two painted faces each?Solution bottom layer: 4 x 3 unit cubesupper layer:
4 x 3 unit cubesmiddle layers: 4 x 3 unit cubestotal number of unit cubes with exactly two painted faces
each = (4 x 3) + (4 x 3)+ (4x3)Answer:
36
4.What is the smallest number which when multiplied by 20 will give a
p e r f e c t cube?Solution20 = 2
2
x 5So the smallest number that should be multiplied by 20 so that the product is a perfect
cube is 2 x 5
2
which is equal to 50.Answer:
50
5.On a quiz show, each question is worth four times as much
a s t h e p r e v i o u s question. The fourth question is worth P1,600. How much was the first
questionworth?Solution1600
÷
4
÷
4
÷
4 = 25Answer:
P25
6 . I n 3 _ _ _ 6 _ _ _ ( -9), what two different basic operations can you place in the
___ that will result to the least answer?SolutionThe bigger the absolute value of a negative
number, the smaller is the negativenumber. So x (for multiplication) should be placed before -9.÷
(for division) cannot be placed after 3 because it will be performed first and performing
division then multiplication will not result to the least answer.- ( f o r s u b t r a c t i o n ) c a n n o t b e
p l a c e d a f t e r 3 a l s o b e c a u s e 3 – 6 i s - 3 w h i c h w h e n multiplied by -9 gives a positive
answer,Therefore, + (for addition) should be placed after 3. So, 3 + 6 x (-9) = -51Answers:

+, x (order must be correct


a

7.What number will you add to the numerator and denominator of


71
so that theresult becomes 4 times?Solution4 times
71
is
74
.But
74
is equivalent to
148
, s o 7 s h o u l d b e a d d e d t o b o t h t h e n u m e r a t o r a n d denominator of
71
.That is,
741487771
==++
.Answer:
7
8.In an election, one of the two candidates got 45% of the votes and this was
2 0 votes less than that of the other candidate. How many votes did the winner get?SolutionTotal number
of votes = 20
÷
(55% - 45%) = 20
÷
.10 = 200 Number of votes of the winner = 200 x .55 = 110Answer:
110
9 . W h a t i s t h e s u m o f t h e e v e n n u m b e r s f r o m 1 t o 1 0 0 ? Solution2 + 4 + 6 + … 96 + 98 +
100Pair the numbers so that each pair will total 102 as shown above. Then multiply102 by
the number of pairs which is 25.So 25 x 102 = 2550Answer:
2550
10.Use all the 4 one-digit prime numbers to form two fractions with the
s m a l l e s t possible sum. What are the fractions?SolutionThese prime numbers are 2, 3, 5, and 7.For the
sum of the two fractions to be the smallest, their denominators must be 5and 7. Now,
35297352
=+

while
35317253
=+
.
Answers:
7352
,
11.By how many percent is the volume of a rectangular prism increased when thelength and
the height are each doubled?SolutionOriginal volume = l x w x h New volume = 2 x l x w x 2 x h = 4 x l x
w x hIncrease = 400% - 100% = 300%Answer:
300%Part 2: 30 seconds (5 items)
2102102

1.There are many numbers which divide 109 with a remainder of 4. List ALL two-digit
numbers that have this property.Solution109 – 4 = 105105 = 3 x 5 x 7Multiply two factors of 105 at a
time, i.e. 3 x 5, 3 x 7, and 5 x 7.Answers:
15, 21, 35
2.Nic puts together 42 one-cm cubes to form a rectangular prism. If the perimeter of the
base is 18 cm, what is the height of the prism?SolutionThe area of the base must be a divisor of 42.But
42 = 3 x 7 x 2. For the perimeter to be 18 cm, the base must be 7 cm x 2 cm.Therefore the
height of the prism is 3 cm.Answer:
3 cm
3.Colored pens are sold in packs of 3 pens or packs of 5 pens. What is
t h e l e a s t number of packs one needs to buy to have exactly 42 colored pens?SolutionTo obtain the
least number of packs, maximize the packs of 5.42
÷
5 = 8 remainder 2The sum of the smallest multiple of 5 and the remainder 2 that is divisible by 3 is12.So,
4 packs of 3 pens and 6 packs of 5 pens. And 4 + 6 = 10.

Answer:
10
4.On four long quizzes where the scores could be from 0 to 50, Lina had an averagescore of
45. What was the lowest score that she could have obtained on one test?SolutionTo get the lowest
possible score on one test, Lina’s score in each of the 3 other quizzes should be perfect. This
gives 3 x 50 = 150 as her total score in 3 quizzes.Her total score in 4 quizzes is 4 x 45 = 180. So, her score
in 1 quiz must be 180 – 150 = 30.Answer:
30
5.During typhoons, the weather is reported every 18 minutes
o n C h a n n e l 3 a n d every 12 minutes on Channel 6. Both stations broadcast the weather at 1:30
P.M.When is the next time that the stations will broadcast again the weather at thesame
time?SolutionThe least common multiple of 18 and 12 is 36.So 1:30 P.M. + 36 minutes is
2:06 P.M.Answer:
2:06 P.M. or 14:06Part 3: 60 seconds (5 items)
3

1.Using the digits 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7 what two-digit number and three-digit


n u m b e r can be formed whose product is the smallest?SolutionFor the product to be smallest, the
digit 2 must be the tens digit of the two-digitnumber and the digit 3 must be the hundreds digit of
the three-digit number. Then5 must be the ones digit of the two-digit number and 6 must be
the tens digit of t h e t h r e e - d i g i t n u m b e r . T h i s i s s o b e c a u s e t h e m u l t i p l i e r 2 5 i s
t h e s m a l l e s t possible.Answer:
25 and 367
2.Two joggers run around an oval track in opposite directions. One jogger
r u n s around the track in 56 seconds. The joggers meet every 24 seconds. How manyseconds
does it take for the second jogger to run around the track?Solution
7456241
=−
74n24
=
, n = 42Answer:
42
3.Mang Jose makes wooden legs for stools and tables. Each stool uses 3 legs whileeach
table uses 4 legs. Mang Jose has made 68 legs. How many stools and tablescan he make if he makes at
least 1 of each kind? Give two possible combinations.Solution68
÷
4 = 17 tablesTherefore one possible combination is 4 stools and 14 tables.For the other combinations
on the number of stools (s) and the number of tables(t), the number of stools should be multiples
of 4 in order to use all the legs.

Answer:
(s, t) = (4, 14), (8, 11), (12, 8), (16, 5), (20, 2)
4.Ms. Cruz computed the average score of his mathematics class with 50 pupils as83. But
she discovered that Lea’s score of 81 was misrecorded as 31 and Ben’sscore of 65 was
misrecorded as 85. What is the correct average of the class?Solution81-31 = 50 so Lea’s recorded score is
50 less than her actual score.85-65 = 20 so Ben’s recorded score is 20 more than his actual score.50 – 20
= 30 should be added to the total of the scores of the class30
÷
50 = .6So 83 + .6 = 83.6Answer:
83.6 or 83.60
5.In the pattern below, what is the difference between the last number and the firstnumber
in row
25?13 57 9 1
1 1 3 1 5 1
7 1 9 2 1 2
3 2 5 2 7 2 9 Solution
The differences between the last number and first number in rows 1, 2, 3, 4, and5,
respectively are 0, 2, 4, 6, and 8. The 25th number in this pattern is 48.
1. Each side of pentagon measures 10 cm. What is perimeter of pentagon?

2. Simplify:

3. What is the greatest common factor of 91, 65, 338?

4. What is the least common multiple of 147 and 63?

5. Write as a single number. .

6. What is the number exactly between and

7. Elsa’s grades in Math from 1st to 3rd grading are 88,91,92. What must be her
grade in 4th grading to get an average of 92?
8. The average of 2 numbers is 24. The average of four numbers 36. What is
the average of 6 numbers?

9. 39!=39x38x37x…x2x1. What is the power of 3 if 39! is written to its prime


factorization?

10. John is 3 less than twice the age of Janet. If Janet is 16 years old, how old
is John?

11. What is 0.151515… if written in fraction?

12. 40% of what number is 25% of 40?

13. The price tag of t-shirt worth ₱350.00. It has a mark down of 20%. If you
have ₱500.00-bill, how much money left to you if will buy the shirt?

14. Elena is jogging in a circular track with a diameter of 35 meters. If she ran
5 laps, what is the total distance she traveled?

15. The area of a triangle is 50 sq. units. If the height of triangle is equal to the
length of the base, what is the measure of the height?

16. Using the same concept in number 9. If you simplify 39!. How many
zeroes at the end of the number?

17. Three numbers are in the ratio of 2:3:5. If the product of 3 numbers is 810,
what is the largest number?

18. 90 pieces of bread is worth ₱135.00. How much is 60 pieces cost?


19. The sum of supplement and the complement of the same angle is a
positive counting number. What is the maximum possible value of the angle in
degrees?

20. There are 10 black balls and 15 red balls in the urn. If you take out a ball,
what is the probability that it is black?

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1. 50 cm

2. 5/36

3. 13

4. 3

5. 3,040,201

6. 19/30

7. 97

8. 32

9. 18

10. 29 years old

11. 5/33

12. 25

13. ₱220.00

14. 550 m

15. 10 units

16. 8

17. 15

18. ₱90.00

19. 134°
20. 2/5