CITY OF EAST LOS ANGELES

HIGH SCHOOL MATH PROFICIENCY EXAM

Name: _____________________________ Gang: ___________________________

1) Jamaal has an AK-47 with a 40-round clip. If he misses 6 out of 10 shots

and shoots 13 times at each drive-by shooting, how many drive-by

shootings can he attend before he has to reload?

2) Jose has 2 ounces of cocaine and he sells an 8-ball to Jackson for $320,

and 2 grams to Billy for $85 a gram. What is the street value of the

remaining cocaine that he doesn't cut?

3) Rufus is pimping for 3 girls. If the price is $65 for each trick, how

many tricks will each girl have to turn so Rufus can pay for his $800

a day crack habit?

4) Jerome wants to cut his 1/2 pound of heroin to make 20% more profit. How

many ounces of cut will he need to reach his goal?

5) Willis gets $200 for stealing a BMW, $50 for a Chevy, and $100 for a

4x4. If he steals 2 BMW's and 3 4x4's, how many Chevys will he have to

steal to make $800?

6) Raoul is serving 6 years in prison for murder. He received $10,000 for

the hit. If his common law wife is spending $100 a month, how much money

will be left when he gets out of jail, and how many years will he get

for killing the bitch that spent all his money?

7) If the average can of spray paint covers 22 square feet, and the average

letter is 0.8 square feet, how many letters can a tagger spray with 3

cans of paint?

8) Hector knocked up 6 girls in his friendly neighborhood gang. If there

are 27 girls in the gang, what percentage of the girls in the gang has

Hector knocked up? What percentage of girls in the gang *hasn't* Hector

knocked up?

BONUS QUESTION: Based on the information provided above, how many more

girls can Hector knock up in his gang if he has sex 8 times a day with 3

different girls a week for 6 months using the highly reliable "rhythm

method" of birth control?