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24

Can You Pass 5th Grade Math? – 90% Fail

AuthorPosted by: Daniel on October 24, 2016 Under: Blog

A recent study found that nearly half of more than 1,000 adults tested were unable to pass a math test developed for fifth-grade students.

Do you think that you could pass a test developed for fifth-grade students? Let’s find out… I’ll give you a test that consists of seven questions – to pass, you must answer six of the questions correctly.

Questions

Question 1: Which of these is equivalent to 4%?

a) 0.04 b) 0.4 c) 0.004

Question 2: If F = ma, what is the value of F when m = 5 and a = 3?

a) 15 b) 8 c) 2

Question 3: Which measure of average can have more than one value?

a) Mean b) Median c) Mode

Question 4: y^2 x y^3 = ?

a) y^6 b) y c) y^5

Question 5: What is the median of these numbers? 1, 3, 3, 6, 8, 9, 12, 22

a) 3 b) 7 c) 8

Question 6: Your dinner bill is $55 and you decide to give the waiter a tip of 20%. What is the TOTAL amount of money you must pay?

Question 7: If 5x – 4 = 26, what is the value of “x”?

 

 

 

Answers

Answer 1: a) 0.04

Answer 2: a) 15

Answer 3: c) Mode

Answer 4: c) y^5

Answer 5: b) 7

Answer 6: $66

Answer 7: 6

So how did you do? You’re part of the 40% of people who were unable to pass a test developed for fifth graders, or you could go? Tell us in the comments below!

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