The City of Los Angeles High School Math
Proficiency Exam
NAME:____________________
GANG NAME:______________________
1.) Little Johnny has an AK47 with a 30 round clip. He usually
misses 6 out of every 10 shots and he uses 13 rounds per driveby
shooting. How many driveby shootings can Little Johnny attempt
before he has to reload?
2.) Jose has 2 ounces of cocaine. If he sells an 8 ball to Antonio
for $320 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 ho 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 have to steal to have $900?
6.) Raoul got 6 years for murder. He also got $10,000 for the hit.
If his commonlaw 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 free?
8.) Hector knocked up 3 girls in the gang. There are 27 girls in his
gang. What is the exact percentage of girls Hector 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 35 mph,
Joe loads his .357 Magnum. If it takes Joe 20 seconds to load his
magnum, how far away will Billy be when he gets whacked?

