Detroit High School - Math Proficiency Exam

What it takes to succeed in da hood


NAME ________________________________
GANG NAME _________________________

1. Ramone has an AK-47 with a 30 round clip. He usually misses 6 out of every 10 shots and he uses 13 rounds per drive-by shooting. How many drive-by shootings can Ramone attempt before he has to reload?

2. Jose has 2 ounces of cocaine. If he sells an 8 ball to Antonio for $3 and 2 grams to Juan for $85 per gram, what is the street value of the rest of his hold?

3. Rufus pimps 3 hoes. If the price is $85 per trick, how many tricks per day must each hoe turn to support Rufus’s $800 per day crack habit?

4. Jerome wants to cut the pound of cocaine he bought for $40,000 to make 20% profit. How many ounces will he need?

5. Willie gets $200 for a stolen BMW, $150 for stealing a Corvette, and $100 for a 4x4. If he steals 1 BMW, 2 Corvettes and 3 4x4’s, how many more Corvettes must he steal to have $900?

6. Raul got 6 years for murder. He also got $10,000 for the hit. If his common-law wife spends $100 per month, how much money will be left when he gets out? (Extra credit bonus: how much more time will he get for killing the hoe that spent his money?)

7. If an average can of spray paint covers 22 square feet and the average letter is 3 square feet, how many letters can be sprayed with 3 eight ounce cans of spray paint with 20% paint left over?

8. Tyrone knocked up 3 girls in the gang. There are 27 girls in his gang. What is the exact percentage of girls Tyrone knocked up?

9. Bernie is a lookout for the gang. Bernie has a Boa Constrictor that eats 3 small rats per week at a cost of $5 per rat. If Bernie makes $700 a week as a lookout, how many weeks can he feed the Boa on one week’s income?

10. Billy steals Joe’s skateboard. As Billy skates away at 15 mph, Joe loads his 357 Magnum. If it takes Joe 20 seconds to load his piece, how far away will Billy be when he gets whacked?


QuotaBills
Truth is simple, requiring neither study nor art. - Ammian

Often the test of courage is not to die, but to live. - Conte Vittorio Afieri

Most every dental school has discount dental services. - Matthew Lesko

I go to school, but I never learn what I want to know. - Bill Watterson

Conflict Of Interest: A dental school with a hockey team - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

By 1946, I knew Detroit was the best hockey city in the Original Six. - Ted Lindsay

I don't want to send them to jail. I want to send them to school. - Adlai Stevenson

To acquire knowledge one must study. To acquire wisdom one must observe. - Marilyn Vos Savant

The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel. - George Bernard Shaw

College Education: A four-year plan for confusing a young mind methodically. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Descartes commanded the future from his study more than Napoleon from the throne. - Oliver Holmes

It don't make much difference what you study, so long as you don't like it. - Finley P Dunne

A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year. - Marty Allen

I can get motivated seeing a kid at my son's school overcome a learning disability. - Jason Alexander

One of the truest tests of spiritual maturity is seeing the miraculous in the monotonous. - Mark Batterson

If religion is to be treated with intellectual respect, then it must stand the test of truth. - Ravi Zacharias

If I had only three years to serve the Lord, I would spend two of them studying and preparing. - Donald G Barnhouse

It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them. - Bill Vaughan

If a young person has any idealism at all, it's strongest about the time he finishes college. - Sargent Shriver

Anyone who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. - Unknown

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. - Abraham Lincoln

I must study politics and war that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. - John Adams

The only reason they say 'Women and children first' is to test the strength of the lifeboats. - Jean Kerr

You really don't need to study how to change a diaper. As a new mom, you learn pretty darn quickly! - Ivanka Trump

If we are made of atoms, then a scientist studying atoms is actually a group of atoms studying themselves. - Unknown

What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life? - Lynette Mather

Physics is about questioning, studying, probing nature. You probe, and, if you're lucky, you get strange clues. - Lene Hau

NASA scientists have been studying giraffe skin so they can apply what they learn from it to the construction of spacesuits. - Joanna Lumley

Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing. - William Arthur Ward

My son really has the spirit of Valentine's Day. When he was in college, he used to send his mother a heart-shaped box of laundry. - Milton Berle

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road. - Dag Hammarskjold

Never utter these words: 'I do not know this, therefore it is false.' One must study to know; know to understand; understand to judge. - Apothegm of Narda

Every job I do, I like to think it makes me better, or I learn things. It's all about how much something's going to stretch me or test me. - Daniel Radcliffe

You need the kind of objectivity that makes you forget everything you've heard, clear the table, and do a factual study like a scientist would. - Steve Wozniak

All of my friends who have younger siblings who are going to college or high school - my number one piece of advice is: You should learn how to program. - Mark Zuckerberg

I make two movies a year to take care of the butcher and the baker and the school fees. Then I try to write, but it's not that easy. Acting is what's easy. - David Niven

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise. - Shirley Jones

For one human being to love another - that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks: the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation. - Rainer M Riike

I used to collect hockey cards. It was like Vegas at my school. You'd go to school with your box of cards, and at recess and lunchtime there were all these games we'd play. - Steve Nash

A motorcycle functions entirely in accordance with the laws of reason, and a study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself. - Robert M. Pirsig


see also   Dubm  &  School  Sections
Audible Sobs
Cops Beating A Black Man in NYC
Da Hood Shirt
Dancing Mathematician
Dashing Name
Dat Donuts
Detroit Burger King
Ghetto Boat
Ghetto Boom Box
Ghetto Chicks
Ghetto Hammock
GhetToes
I Finally Know Why
Leroy’s Hearing
Redneck Mama Calls For Leroy
Ring Leader
Segregation Is A Two-Way Street
Sidewalk Jammies
Solar Ghetto Power
Urban Thug Anatomy

 

She's A Keeper

Algebra Relationship

Pumpkin Races

Bed Equalizer

David's Return To Italy

Sick Pumpkin

Winning An Argument With A Woman

Why Dogs Bite Their Owners

Barcode Eyelashes

Howloween

Caviar Burger

Icelandic Police Donuts

Size Matters

Crowd Surfing - Expert Level

Dream The Impossible
Full list of creditsFacebookTwitterDiggStumbleUponDelicious

25-Oct-2021