WASHINGTON STATE MATHEMATICS COUNCIL

1997 MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH OLYMPIAD

SIXTH GRADE MEASUREMENT

SCHOOL ___________________________ TEAM_______



Don't forget units!

1). Sarah wants to put blue wallpaper on her wall. She does not need any overlap and she does not wallpaper the windows. How many square feet of blue wallpaper will she need?


Answer:_________

2).

3 clangs = 1 whistle

4 tweets = 1 clang

3 chirps = 2 tweets

How many chirps = 1 whistle?

Answer:_________

3). Find the area of this regular hexagon. The perpendicular distance from the center to any side is 4.33 inches.

Answer:_________

4). A 2 inch diameter tube has been bent to form a circle whose outside radius is 6 inches. How many times can a .1 inch diameter wire be wrapped around this tube with no overlapping wraps? Use 3.14 for pi and round down to the nearest whole wrap.

Answer:_________

5). A wooden cube with side length 4 inches has a round hole drilled completely through it from the middle of one side to the opposite side. The radius of the hole is 1 inch. What is the volume of the remaining wood in the block? Use 3.14 for pi.

Answer:_________