City of Los Angeles High School Math Profiency Final Exam
Webmistress' Note--I first heard about this test circa 1996, it made the news when reportedly a teacher in Chicago (if I recall) lost their job after handing this out to students as a work assignment.
- Johnny has an AK-47 with a 40 round clip. If he misses 6 out of ten shots and shoots 13 rounds at every drive by shooting, how many drive by shootings can he attend before he has to reload? What is the Maximum number of people he can hit?
- Jose has 2 ounces of cocaine. He sells an 8-ball to Ricky for $320, and 2 grams to Juan for $85 per gram. How many ounces does he have left? What is the street value of the remaining coke?
- Rufus is pimping 3 girls. If his cut is $65 a trick, how many tricks will each girl have to turn so Rufus can support his $800 a day crack habit.
- Jerome wants to cut his half pound of Heroin to make 20 percent more profit. How many ounces will he need.?
- Willie gets $200 for stealing a BMW, $50 for a Chevy, and $100 for a 4x4. If he has stolen 2 BMW's and 3 4x4's, how many Chevy's will he have to steal to make $1000.
- Raoul is serving 6 years in prison for murder. He was paid $10,000 for the hit. If his common law wife is spending over $100 per month, how much will be left when he gets out of prison?
- If the average spray can covers 22 square feet and the average letter is 8 square feet, how many letters can a tagger spray if he steals 3 full cans of paint and finds 1 can of paint 1/3 empty?
- Hector knocked up 6 of the girls in his gang. There are 28 girls in the gang. What percentage of the girls has Hector knocked up?
- Thelma can cook dinner for her 16 children for $7.50 per night. She gets $234 a month welfare for each child. If her $325 per month rent goes up 15 percent, how many more children should she have to keep up with her expenses?
- Salvdor was arrestted for dealing crack and his bail was set at $25,000. If he pays a bail bondsman 12 percent and returns to Mexico, how much money will he lose by jumping bail?
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