How big is the Biden’s COVID-19 rescue plan?

[FACTFUL MATH] Grade level: 4 – 6th grades

Math skills: Percentage / division / large numbers

Related Environmental issues: Covid-19

Biden proposed American Rescue Plan and called for $ 1.9 trillion to tackle COVID-19 and the economic crisis.

About 330 million people live in the United States. How much money will be used per person? 

  1. $5.8

2) $58

3) $580

4) $5,800


ANSWER: 4

1.9 trillion = 1,900 billion 

1,900 billion = 1,900,000 million 1,900,000 /330 ≅ 5,758 ≅5,800


Factful Environmental Math Problems (2020)

Just published and now available from Amazon  (paperback)

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)

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In what state do COVID-19 cases increase the fastest between people?

Grade level: 4 – 6th grades

Skills: Multiplication / Division

Related environmental issues: COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are once again rising across the United States.

The map shows daily new cases per 100,000 people.


  1. In which state do COVID-19 cases increase the most between people?
  2. In which state do COVID-19 cases increase about 1/7 as fast between people as North Dakota?
  3. There are about 1.4 million people live in Hawaii. About how many daily new cases found in Hawaii?

Source: Source) Harvard Global Health Institute, Key Metrics for COVID Suppression


Answer

  1. North Dakota
  2. California
  3. About 70 cases [1,4000,000/100,000=14 14 x 5 = 70]

     


Factful Environmental Math Problems (2020)

Just published and now available from Amazon  (paperback)

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)

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Published: March 26, 2020

Price: $6.25