Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer Maths


Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer Maths Quiz

When it came to maths homework, I didn’t know where to begin, So I started by asking Huckleberry Finn …

huck6.jpg 1. If Huckleberry Finn caught 20 cat – fish in one hour, how many fish did he catch in 8 hours ?

huck6.jpg 2. 2 % of the cat – fish caught by Huckleberry Finn swam away – how many is that ? (you’ll need to round off your answer to the nearest whole number).

huck6.jpg 3. To catch one cat – fish required three worms (two of them got eaten) … How many worms did Huckleberry Finn use in total ?

huck6.jpg 4. If Huckleberry Finn had originally 1000 worms, how many worms did he have left after catching that amount of fish ?

huck6.jpg 5. A thunderstorm rained all around Saint Louis. In 3 hours, the rain was 7 cm deep. How long did it take to fill to the top of Huckleberry Finn’s boat (125 cm deep) ?

huck6.jpg 6. Uncle Silas and Paps enjoyed a night playing cards. They each drank 7 glasses. Each measure of whiskey was 45 mls – how much was left in the one litre bottle ?


Uncle Tom’s Log Cabin

Look at a dictionary. How many words can you find that begin with the letters U – N – C ?

© Jacqueline Richards 2007

Answers : 1. 160; 2. 3; 3. 471; 4. 529 ; 5. 17. 53.57 horus; 6. 370 mls.

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