Sample Earth Day Math Word Problems Worksheet
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Earth Day

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 1 The forest ranger told Mr. Trenton's class that clean rain has a pH of 5.6. He said that a change of one unit in pH (for example, from 6.0 to 5.0) means the substance is 10 times more acidic. How much more acidic is rain with a pH of 5.3 than rain with a pH of 5.6? (Note: As the pH goes down, the acidity increases.)
2.   The 6th grade students at Edhelper Elementary School are going to the zoo on Earth Day. They will complete a series of projects about endangered animals. There are one hundred thirty students in 6th grade. There are seven teachers and three bus drivers also going to the zoo. Using the chart below, find the total cost for the trip.
 Students \$4.00 each Teachers \$13.00 each Bus Drivers Free State Sales Tax 7 %

 3 For Earth Day Julia and Anna collected cans to recycle. They collected a total of sixty-three cans. Anna collected six fewer than double the number of cans collected by Julia. How many cans did Julia collect?
 4 For Earth Day the twenty students in Mrs. Daniel's class adopted a lowland gorilla. It costs \$117.00 to adopt a gorilla for a year. If the cost is divided equally, how much will each student pay for the adoption?