Grade 6MathFebruary Break PacketName:____________________________# ______________Homebase Teacher:____________________________

1. At the 6 th grade school dance, there are 132 boys, 89 girls, and 14 adults. A. Write the ratio of the number of boys to the number of girls. _______________________ B. Write the same ratio, from question A, in a different form. __________________________ C. Write the ratio of the number of boys to the number of adults. _______________________ D. Write the same ratio, from question C, in a different form. ___________________________ 2. Write two ratios that are equivalent to 1: 1.______________________________________________ 3. Write two ratios that are equivalent to 3: 11. _______________________________________ 4. Maritza is baking cookies to bring to school and share with her friends on her birthday. The recipe requires 3 eggs for every 2 cups of sugar. To have enough cookies for all of her friends, Maritza determined she would need 12 eggs. If her mom bought 6 cups of sugar, does Maritza have enough sugar to make the cookies? _________ Why or why not? ____________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________

5. For the following graph, remember to label each axis, and to mark the intervals along the horizontal and vertical number lines. 6. The Scott family is trying to save as much money as possible. One way to cut back on the money they spend is by finding deals while grocery shopping; however, the Scott family needs help determining which stores have the better deals. At Grocery Mart, strawberries cost $2.99 for 2 lb., and at Baldwin Hills Market strawberries are $3.99 for 3 lb. 6a. What is the unit price of strawberries at each grocery store? If necessary, round to the nearest penny. Grocery Mart: __________________________ Baldwin Hills ___________________ 6b. If the Scott family wanted to save money, where should they go to buy strawberries? Why?

7. Once a commercial plane reaches the desired altitude, the pilot often travels at a cruising speed. On average, the cruising speed is 570 miles/hour. If a plane travels at this cruising speed for 7 hours, how far does the plane travel while cruising at this speed? Ans. _____________________ 8. Denver, Colorado often experiences snowstorms resulting in multiple inches of accumulated snow. During the last snow storm, the snow accumulated at 4/5 inch per hour. If the snow continues at this rate for 10 hours, how much snow will accumulate? 9. At Fun Burger, the Burger Master can make hamburgers at a rate of 4 burgers/minute. In order to address the heavy volume of customers, he needs to continue at this rate for 30 minutes. If he continues to make hamburgers at this pace, how many hamburgers will the Burger Master make in 30 minutes?