[FACTFUL MATH] Grade level: 4 – 6th grades
Math skills: Percentage / ratio
Related Environmental issues: Covid-19
About 72.5% of the Covid-19 vaccines distributed haven’t been used in California yet.
About 975,000 vaccines were used in California as of January 14, 2021. How many vaccines did California have in the beginning?
1) 35 thousand
2) 2.7 million
3) 3.5 million
4) 27 million
975,000 vaccines account for 27.5% of the total vaccines.
975,000/27.5 = X/100
X=975,000 x 100 / 27.5
Source: USA Today, January 15, 2021 : https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/graphics/2021/01/14/covid-vaccine-distribution-by-state-how-many-covid-vaccines-have-been-given-in-us-how-many-people/6599531002/)
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About this book
The objective of Factful Environmental Math Problems is to cultivate our young people’s skills to analyze and evaluate fact-based data for understanding our world, while improving their math skills and critical thinking skills.
With the rise of the Internet and new technology, building skills to analyze and evaluate fact-based data becomes increasingly important for our young people to prepare for this rapidly changing world. These skills minimize their chances of being brainwashed by false information and making uninformed decisions and ultimately help develop their critical thinking skills. (Read more)
Published: March 26, 2020