Sample Massachusetts Math Word Problems Worksheet
Massachusetts Theme Unit

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 1 During their vacation, Jamie, his mother and father, and his two brothers visited Cape Cod. On the first day, they went to Edaville Railroad, on the second day they visited Nauset Beach, and on the last day they went miniature golfing at Pirate's Cove. If the admission cost to Edaville Railroad is \$16 per person, parking at Nauset Beach is \$10 per car, and miniature golfing is \$6.97 per person, how much did Jamie's family spend on their vacation outings?
2.   According to the 2000 census, the population of the five largest metropolitan cities in Massachusetts are as follows:
 Boston 569,385 Worcester 169,726 Cambridge 102,202 Springfield 144,272 Lowell 108,093
If the population of Massachusetts is 6,379,300, what percent of the population does not live in one of these cities?

 3 Mohawk Trail State Park has 5,978 square acres of recreational land open to public use. Of this, 531 square acres of the land is water and the rest of the land is for camping. What percentage of the land is water? What percentage of the land is for camping? Round your answers to the nearest tenth.
 4 Minute Man National Historical Park in Massachusetts details the 22 mile stretch of road along which the first battles of the American Revolution were fought. The Battle Road Trail is 5.5 miles long in one direction and is an interactive experience. If you travel The Battle Road Trail at an average of 2.9 miles per hour, how long will it take you to walk the round trip on the trail?
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