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?
3 clangs = 1 whistle
4 tweets = 1 clang
3 chirps = 2 tweets
How many chirps = 1 whistle?
3). Find the area of this regular hexagon. The perpendicular distance
from the center to any side is 4.33 inches.
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.
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.