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Students preparing for TAKS Assessment can practice by taking the following Math quiz and assess their understading of concepts outlined in TAKS Assessment criteria.
TAKS Assessment Concept:         Rate - Word Problems


TAKS Math Q1. Peter is saving to enroll in a roller-blading training program that costs $350.00. He already has $78 and will save $34 per week until he has enough money to join the program. At this rate, what is the least number of weeks it will take Henry to have $350.





TAKS Math Q2. Boat A leaves Point 1 for Point 2 travelling at 50 mph. At the same time Boat B leaves from Point 2 to Point 1 at 40 mph. Assume the distance from Point 1 to Point 2 is 360 miles. How long it will take them to meet (give your answer in hours).





TAKS Math Q3. Boat A leaves Point 1 for Point 2 travelling at 52 mph. At the same time Boat B leaves from Point 2 to Point 1 at 74 mph. Assume the distance from Point 1 to Point 2 is 882 miles. How long it will take them to meet (give your answer in hours).





TAKS Math Q4. Mary is saving to buy a necklace that costs $137.00. She already has $49 and will save $8 per week until he has enough money to buy the necklace. At this rate, what is the least number of weeks it will take Mary to have $137.





TAKS Math Q5. Ben is saving to buy a tennis racquet that costs $68.00. He already has $23 and will save $5 per week until he has enough money to buy the baseball bat. At this rate, what is the least number of weeks it will take Ben to have $68.





TAKS Math Q6. Will is saving to buy a new video game that costs $46.00. He already has $25 and will save $3 per week until he has enough money to buy the game. At this rate, what is the least number of weeks it will take Will to have $46.





TAKS Math Q7. Plane A leaves Los Angeles for New York travelling at 500 mph. At the same time plane B leaves from New York for Los Angeles at 600mph. Assume the distance from Los Angeles to New York is 3300 miles. How long it will take them to meet (give your answer in hours).





TAKS Math Q8. Car A leaves Houston for Dallas travelling at 64 mph. At the same time car B leaves from Dallas for Houston at 58 mph. Assume the distance from Houston to Dallas is 305 miles. How long it will take them to meet (give your answer in hours).





TAKS Math Q9. Car A leaves San Francisco for San Diego travelling at 65 mph. At the same time car B leaves from San Diego for San Francisco at 60mph. Assume the distance from San Diego to San Francisco is 600 miles. How long it will take them to meet (give your answer in hours).





TAKS Math Q10. Plane A leaves Los Angeles for New York travelling at 600 mph. At the same time plane B leaves from New York for Los Angeles at 450 mph. Assume the distance from Los Angeles to New York is 3675 miles. How long it will take them to meet (give your answer in hours).





                                                   

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