# WILDFIRES IN 2021- HOW MANY MANHATTANS CAN BE FIT?

Math skills: Division (large numbers)

Related Environmental issues: Air / deforestation /climate change

Wildfires burned about 7 million acres in the United States in 2021.

Manhattan is about 14 thousand acres. How many Manhattans can be fit in

7 million acres?

7,000,000 / 14,000 = 500

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

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

1.9 trillion = 1,900 billion

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

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