CITY OF EAST LOS ANGELES
HIGH SCHOOL MATH PROFICIENCY EXAM
NAME: ______________________ GANG:__________________________
1. Jamael has an AK-47 with a 40-round clip. If he misses 6 out of 10 shots
and shoots 13 times each drive-by, how many drive-by shootings can he attend
before he has to reload.
2. Jose has 2 ounces of cocain and he sells an 8-ball to Jackson for $320
and 2
grams to Bitty for $85 per gram. What is the street value of the remaining
cocain that he doesn't cut?
3. If Malik has a 10-pound baseball bat in his left hand and watches Rodney
King getting beat up at 7.30 pm, how many Korean stores will he smash the
windows of by 9.00 pm the same day?
4. If Colin Ferguson gets revenge on the subway train in 1994, and is seen
by 1,994 witnesses, how many charges will be filed against him by the NY
district attorney?
5. If Jemima has her first child by Malcolm at age 14, what is the
probability that at age 17, her 5th child will have Lenny as the father?
6. How many foodstamps do you have to trade for 0.5 ounces of crack?
7. How many babies do you have to have to get the correct amount of
foodstamps for 0.5 ounces of crack?
6. How many wallets do you have to steal for 0.5 ounces of crack.
8. If OJ Simpson is found at the crime scene with the bloody glove, the
knife, and Nicole's eyeglasses, how many policemen did it have to take to
set him up?