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5th Grade - Measurement, Data and Probability



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You were enjoying an evening at the zoo, wandering around and enjoying the different animal exhibits. When you made your way back to the exit, you realized you had lost track of time and the zoo had already closed with you still locked inside!

"What am I going to do?" you wonder. You remember a friend, who works at the zoo, telling you about the secret staff exit. If you can find that you should be able to make your way home. Solve each problem. Then, use the answer to unlock the next question. Make sure you use all lowercase letters!

Enter the word zoo to access the first exhibit.

Cars that are ready for shipping weigh 2 tons. A car being built weighs 1,135 pounds. How much more weight, in pounds, will be added to the car so it will be ready for shipping?

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Exhibit 1

Animal Fun Fact

An adult hippopotamus can weigh up to 2 tons.

Cait has a 300-centimeter ribbon that she will cut into smaller pieces for decorations. Select all the ribbon lengths that could be cut from the original ribbon.

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*Type your answer choices in alphabetical order to unlock the next question.

Exhibit 2

Animal Fun Fact

Blue Poison Dart Frogs are about 3 centimeters long.

a. 1.8 meters and 110 centimeters
b. 200 centimeters and 2 meters
c. 3 meters and 115 centimeters
d. 17 centimeters and 2.9 meters
e. 0.63 meters and 230 centimeters
f. 192 centimeters and 0.19 meters

Tory buys a bag of cat food that has a mass of 5 kilograms. Tory’s cat has a mass of 4 kilograms, 575 grams.

What is the difference in mass, in grams, between the bag of food and Tory’s cat?

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Exhibit 3

Animal Fun Fact

A male clouded leopard can weigh up to 23 kilograms!

A store sells packs of coffee that weigh fractions of a pound. The line plot shows the numbers of packs of different weights that are in stock.

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Exhibit 4

What is the mode for this data set?

Animal Fun Fact

Did you know the most expensive coffee in the world consists of partially digested coffee cherries, which have been eaten and defecated by the Asian palm civet

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Mary Beth has a new job shelving books at the library. She saves the $13.25 she earns for every hour she works. If she works 3 hours a day, two days a week, how many weeks does she need to work before she can buy the keyboard?

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Exhibit 5

Animal Fun Fact

Adult Orca's can be about 9 yards long.

How many days did Romano record the temperature?

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Exhibit 6

Animal Fun Fact

Giraffes only need 5 to 30 minutes of sleep in a 24-hour period! They often achieve that in quick naps that may last only a minute or two at a time.

Look at the line graph.

What is the difference in the amount of mail from week 2 to week 3?

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Animal Fun Fact
No penguins live at the North Pole.

Exhibit 7

Look at the line plot.

What is the median of the data set?

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Exibit 8

Animal Fun Fact
Meerkats live in the desert but they don't drink water. They get all the water they need from the food they eat.

Look at the line plot.

Which expression can you use to find the mean of the set of data? Choose all that apply.
a. 20 + 21 + 22 + 23 + 24 + 25 + 26 ÷ 6
b. (40 + 21 + 110 + 69 + 100 + 26) ÷ 16
c. 16 ÷ 20 + 21 + 22 + 23 + 24 + 25 + 26 + 27
d. 366 ÷ 16

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Exhibit 9

Animal Fun Fact
Red Pandas are more closely related to racoons than the black and white giant pandas.

Cormac sets up tables and chairs for a party. The data shows the number of chairs at each table.

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Exhibit 10

Look at the table.

Cormac wants to have an equal number of chairs at each table, so he needs to find the mean.

How many chairs will go at each table?

Animal Fun Fact

Flamingos are able to "run" on water, thanks to their webbed feet, to gain speed before lifting up into the sky.


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