1 Nov

High School Math Proficiency Exam

Date: Mon, 1 Nov 93 17:34:47 PST To: Fun_People Subject: High School Math Proficiency Exam From: vangogh.CS.Berkeley.EDU!bostic (Keith Bostic) City of East Los Angeles High School Math Proficiency Exam Name _______________________________ Gang Name _____________________ 1. Johnny has an AK47 with a 40 round c1ip. If he misses 6 out of 10 shots and shoots 13 times at each drive by shooting, how many drive by shootings must he conduct before he shoots 50 people? 2. Jose has 2 ounces of cocaine and he sells an 8 ball to Jackson for $320 and 2 grams to Billy for $35 per gram. What is the street value of the balance of the cocaine if he doesn't cut it? 3. Ron is pimping for 3 girls. If the price is $65 for each trick, how many tricks will each have to turn so Jeff can pay for his $800 per day crack habit? 4. Susan wants to cut her 1/2 pound of heroin to make 40% more profit. How many ounces of cut will she need? 5. Jose gets $200 for stealing a BMW, $50 for a Chevy, and $100 for a 4x4. If he has already stolen 2 BMW's and 3 4x4's, how many Chevy's will he have to steal to make $1,000 ? 6. Raoul is in prison for 6 years for murder. He got $25,000 for the hit. If his common law wife is spending $250 per month, how much money will be left when he gets out of prison and how many years will he get for killing the bitch that spent his money? 7. If the average can of spray paint covers 22 square feet and the average letter is 2 square feet, how many letters can a tagger spray with 3 cans of paint? 8. Hector knocked up 6 girls in his gang. There are 27 girls in the gang. What percentage of the girls in the gang has Hector knocked up? 9. Rosia's sole source of income is shoplifting. If she gets 10 cents on the dollar from her fence, how much merchandise must she shoplift each week to make $250? 10. Mike carjacked a Chevy Camaro for his date Saturday night with his 14 year old girlfriend. He was arrested that night while making his girlfriend in the backseat. How much prison time is he looking at for the carjacking and for statutory rape even though the girl looked legal? Assume no prior convictions in arriving at your answer.

© 1993 Peter Langston