How long did COVID 19 patients with Type B or O blood stay in the ICU on average?

Grade level: 3rd – 5th grades

Skills: Average

Related environmental issues: COVID-19 / coronavirus

People with Type B or O may have a lower risk of severe COVID-19 infection than those with Type A or AB blood.

A research found that COVID-19 patients with Type B or O spent 4.5 fewerdaysintheintensive-care unit (ICU) than those with Type A or AB blood who stayed 13.5 days on average. How long did COVID 19 patients stay in the ICU on average?

  1. 7.75 days
  2. 9 days
  3. 11.25 days

Source: Business Insider


Answer 3

Patients with Type B or O spent 9 days [13.5 – 4.5 = 9] in ICU.

Patients with Type A or AB spent 13.5  days.

The average is 11.25 days [(13.5 + 9)/2 = 11.25].

     


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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.

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China pledged to become carbon neutral by 2060 – What percentage of the world’s CO2 emissions came from China in 2019?

Grade level: 3rd – 5th grades

Skills: Circle graph

Environmental Subject: Climate Change

China, the biggest CO2 emitter, pledged to stop releasing CO2 by 2060. The circle graph below shows the 5 countries that emitted the most CO2 in 2019.

What percentage of the world’s CO2emissions came from China?

  1. 20%

2. 30%

3. 40%

4. 70%


ANSWER: 2

 100-13-9-5-3-40=30(%) 

Source: EDGAR 2020 Report

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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) Published: March 26, 2020 Price: $6.25