How many units of Tesla model 3 were sold in 2020?

Factful math: Grade 3rd-5th

Math skills: Circle graphs

Related Environmental issues: EVs

About 3.1 million units of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) were sold in the world in 2020. Among them, Tesla Model 3 was the best selling car.

The circle graph below shows 5 bestselling plug-in EVs in 2020.

How many units of Tesla Model 3 were sold in 2020?


Answer

3,100 (thousand) x 0.12 = 372 thousand

Source) Statista


Factful Environmental Math Problems (2020)

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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What percentage will renewables have to make up to stop climate change?

Factful math: Grade 3rd-5th

Math skills: Circle graphs

Related Environmental issues: Climate change

The world has been trying to reduce CO2 emissions to stop climate change. The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently suggested that we will need to generate 88% of our electricity from renewable energy to achieve our goal.

The circle graph below shows suggested electricity generation by energy sources in 2050.

  1. What percentage will fossil fuels (coal, oil & natural gas) make up in 2050 to stop climate change?


Answer 2%

100 – 88 – 2 – 8 = 2(%)

Source) IEA, May 2021, Net Zero by 2050 A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector


Factful Environmental Math Problems (2020)

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)

Screen Shot 2020-04-02 at 10.20.25 AM
Screen Shot 2020-04-02 at 10.31.32 AM
Screen Shot 2020-04-02 at 10.31.38 AM
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Published: March 26, 2020

Price: $6.25