Sample Winter Olympics Worksheet
Winter Olympics Theme Unit

 Name _____________________________ Date ___________________
Speed Skating (Winter Olympics)
Interesting Fact: The Netherlands is considered the birthplace of speed skating. The Dutch people have used skating as transportation from town to town along the frozen canals for centuries.

Sample

 1 Nathan bought a long track set (boots and blades) for \$225.54 plus 8% tax. The same set would have cost \$336.50 plus 8% tax if he had bought them when they weren't on sale. How much did he save by buying the set on sale?
 2 Speed skating at the Olympic Games consists of ten events:500m, 1000m, 1500m, 5000m for both woman and men, 3000m for women, 10,000m for men, and team pursuit for women and men. Express those distances in feet. (Hint: 1 m = 3.28 ft)
 3 The skating surface at the Olympics is a 400m oval. Michael is skating in the 1,000m event. How many times will he have to skate around the oval to complete the event? Express your answer as a mixed number.
 4 The seating capacity of the speed skating facility for the 2006 Olympics is 7800. At the World Cup test event held recently, 5500 of the seats were filled. What percent of the total number of seats were taken?
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