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# Math Practice Problems for Sixth Grade in Number Sense 6N-1) They are putting a fence around Mr.

Rogers's farm. Each fence post has 1/4 of its length buried in the ground. Six feet of the post is above the ground. How long is each fence post 6N-2) There are 32 people at a party. Someone suggests each person shake hands with everyone else once as they leave. How many handshakes are there 6N-3) Ted has violet, yellow, pink, and red flowers at home. The ratio of violet flowers to yellow is 3 to 5. The ratio of yellow to pink is 2 to 4. The ratio of violet flowers to red is 2 to 5. There are 6 violet flowers. How many flowers of each color is Ted growing 6N-4) Some children were seated around a table having milk and cookies. There were 18 cookies in all. Each child received the same number of cookies. How many children were sitting around the table? 6N-5) Sally was given 5 cents for each test she passed. But she had to return 10 cents for each test she failed. At the end of 3 months she passed four times as many tests as she failed and she had earned 20 cents. How many tests did she pass? 6N-6) Place 20 pennies on the table in a row. Now replace every fourth coin with a nickel. Now replace every third coin with a dime. Now replace every sixth coin with a quarter. What is the value of the 20 coins now on the table? 6N-7) Penny sells shoes at the local store and recently set up a display to help sell shoes. One third of the shoes in the display are high-tops. One third of the shoes are boots, and one sixth of the shoes are flats. Eight of the shoes are sandals. How many shoes are in the display? 6N-8) Luis and some friends are sitting around a table. The art teacher hands Luis a box with 7 crayons in it. He takes 1 crayon and passes the box to the next person, Maria. She takes 1 crayon and passes the box to the next person. The box is passed around until all 7 crayons have been given out. Luis took the first crayon and also the last one. How many people are sitting around the table?