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].

     


Factful Environmental Math Problems (2020)

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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.

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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How fast did Hurricane Delta strengthen?

Grade level: 5th – 6th grades

Skills: Percent change

Environmental Subject: Climate Change

Hurricane Delta strengthened at the record-breaking rate. Its maximum wind speed jumped from 35 to 130 miles per hour in 36 hours from Sunday night, October 4, 2020.

What is the percent increase of the Delta’s wind speed?

  1. 0.73%

2. 2.71%

3. 73%

4. 271%


ANSWER: 4

 

(130-35)/35×100=271

Source: The Weather Channel


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FACTFUL ENVIRONMENTAL MATH PROBLEMS (2020)

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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. 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