Los Angeles High School Math Proficiency Exam
Schools are finally starting to teach practical math that these kids
can use in realworld situations!
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GANG/CREW NAME______________ CRIB_________________
1. Ramón has an AK47 with a 30round clip. He usually misses 6 out
of every 10 shots and he uses 13 rounds per driveby shooting. How many
driveby shootings can Ramón attempt before he has to reload?
2. Leroy has 2 ounces of cocaine. If he sells an 8ball to Antonio
for $320 and 2 grams to Juan for $85 per gram, what is the street value
of the rest of his hold?
3. Dwayne pimps 3 ho's. If the price is $85 per trick, how many
tricks per day must each ho turn to support Dwayne's $800 per day crack
habit?
4. Raul wants to cut the pound of cocaine he bought for $40,000 to
make 20% profit. How many ounce bags will he need to make to obtain the
20% profit?
5. Desmond gets $200 for a stolen BMW, $150 for stealing a Corvette,
and $100 for a 4x4. If he steals 1 BMW, 2 Corvettes and 3 4x4's, how
many more Corvettes must he steal to have $900?
6. Pedro got 6 years for murder. He also got $10,000 for the hit. If
his commonlaw wife spends $100 of his hit money per month, how much
money will be left when he gets out?
7. If an average can of spray paint covers 22 square feet and the
average letter is 3 square feet, how many letters can be sprayed with 3  8oz.
cans of spray paint with 20% paint left over?
8. Tyrone knocked up 4 girls in the gang. There are 20 girls in his
gang. What is the exact percentage of girls Tyrone knocked up?
9. LaShaunda is a lookout for the gang. LaShaunda also has a Boa
Constrictor that eats 5 rats per week at a cost of $5 per rat. If
LaShaunda makes $700 a week as a lookout, how many weeks can she
feed the Boa on one week's income?
10. Marvin steals Juan's skate board. As Marvin skates away at 15 mph,
Juan loads his 357 Magnum. If it takes Juan 20 seconds to load his
piece, how far away will Marvin be when he gets whacked?
