[FACTFUL MATH] Grade level: 3 – 5th grades
Math skills: Circle graph
Related Environmental issues: Electric Vehicle
Globally, 3.2 million of electric vehicles (EVs) were sold in 2020 alone.
The circle graph below shows where those EVs were sold.
- How many EVs were sold in Japan?
2. About how many more EVs were sold in Europe than USA?
Note: EVs here include both BEV and PHEV
- 3.2 million = 3,200 thousand 3,200 x 0.01 = 32 thousand
- 3.2 x (43 – 10)/100 = 1 million
Source: EV-volumes.com [https://www.ev-volumes.com]
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