One of the principles that must be observed to succeed in the 6th Grade PSSA Mathtest is to have enough practice after studying the material. Observing this important principle is possible by using 6th Grade PSSA Math practice test questions. Using practice questions will help your 6th Grade students identify the part needed for further review. In this blog post, 10 common 6th Grade PSSA Mathtest problems have been prepared for students. These questions are designed to cover the most important 6th Grade PSSA Mathtest concepts.

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## 10 Sample **6th Grade PSSA** Math Practice Questions

1- What is the missing prime factor of number 420?

\(420=2^2×3^1×…\)

☐A. \(2^2×3^1×5^1×7^1\)

☐B. \(2^2×3^1×7^1×9^1\)

☐C. \(1^2×2^3×2^1×3^1\)

☐D. \(3^2×5^1×7^1×9^1\)

2- If the area of the following trapezoid is equal to \(A\), which equation represent \(x\)?

☐A. \( x = \frac{13}{A}\)

☐B. \( x = \frac{A}{13}\)

☐C. \( x=A+13\)

☐D. \( x=A-13\)

3- By what factor did the number below change from first to fourth number?

\(8, 104, 1352, 17576\)

☐A. 13

☐B. 96

☐C. 1456

☐D. 17568

4- 170 is equal to …

☐A. \( -20-(3×10)+(6×40)\)

☐B. \(((\frac{15}{8})×72 )+ (\frac{125}{5}) \)

☐C. \(((\frac{30}{4} + \frac{15}{2})×8) – \frac{11}{2} + \frac{222}{4}\)

☐D. \(\frac{481}{6} + \frac{121}{3}+50\)

5- The distance between two cities is 3,768 feet. What is the distance of the two cities in yards?

☐A. 1,256 yd

☐B. 11,304 yd

☐C. 45,216 yd

☐D. 3,768 yd

6- Mr. Jones saves $3,400 out of his monthly family income of $74,800. What fractional part of his income does Mr. Jones save?

☐A. \(\frac{1}{22}\)

☐B. \(\frac{1}{11}\)

☐C. \(\frac{3}{25}\)

☐D. \(\frac{2}{15}\)

7- What is the lowest common multiple of 12 and 20?

☐A. 60

☐B. 40

☐C. 20

☐D. 12

8- Based on the table below, which expression represents any value of f in term of its corresponding value of \(x\)?

☐A. \(f=2x-\frac{3}{10}\)

☐B. \(f=x+\frac{3}{10}\)

☐C. \(f=2x+2 \frac{2}{5}\)

☐D. \(2x+\frac{3}{10}\)

9- 96 kg \(=\)… ?

☐A. 96 mg

☐B. 9,600 mg

☐C. 960,000 mg

☐D. 96,000,000 mg

10- Calculate the approximate area of the following circle? (the diameter is 25)

☐A. 78

☐B. 491

☐C. 157

☐D. 1963

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## Answers:

1- **A**

\(420=2^2×3^1×5^1×7^1\)

2- **B**

The area of the trapezoid is: area= \(\frac{(base 1+base 2)}{2})×height= ((\frac{10 + 16}{2})x = A\)

\( →13x = A→x = \frac{A}{13}\)

3-** A**

\(\frac{104}{8}=13, \frac{1352}{104}=13, \frac{17576}{1352}=13\)

Therefore, the factor is 13

4- **C**Simplify each option provided.

\( A. -20-(3×10)+(6×40)=-20-30+240=190\)

\( B. (\frac{15}{8})×72 + (\frac{125}{5}) =135+25=160\)

\(C. ((\frac{30}{4} + \frac{15}{2})×8) – \frac{11}{2} + \frac{222}{4} = ((\frac{30 + 30}{4})×8)- \frac{11}{2}+ \frac{111}{2}=(\frac{60}{4})×8) + \frac{100}{2}= 120 + 50 = 170\)this is the answer

\(D. \frac{481}{6} + \frac{121}{3}+50= \frac{481+242}{6}+50=120.5+50=170.5\)

5- **A**

1 yard \(= \)3 feet

Therefore, \(3,768 ft × \frac{1 \space yd }{3 \space ft}=1,256 \space yd\)

6- **A**

3,400 out of 74,800 equals to \(\frac{3,400}{74,800}=\frac{17}{374}=\frac{1}{22}\)

7- **A**

Prime factorizing of \(20=2×2×5\)

Prime factorizing of \(12=2×2×3\)

LCM\(=2×2×3×5=60\)

8- **C**

Plug in the value of \(x\) into the function f. First, plug in 3.1 for \(x\).

\(A. f=2x-\frac{3}{10}=2(3.1)-\frac{3}{10}=5.9≠8.6\)

\(B. f=x+\frac{3}{10}=3.1+\frac{3}{10}=3.4≠10.8\)

\(C. f=2x+2 \frac{2}{5}=2(3.1)+2 \frac{2}{5}=6.2+2.4=8.6 \)

This is correct!

Plug in other values of \(x. x=4.2\)

\(f=2x+2\frac{2}{5} =2(4.2)+2.4=10.8 \)

This one is also correct.

\(x=5.9\)

\(f=2x+2 \frac{2}{5}=2(5.9)+2.4=14.2 \)

This one works too!

\(D. 2x+\frac{3}{10}=2(3.1)+\frac{3}{10}=6.5≠8.6\)

9- **D**

1 kg\(=\) 1000 g and 1 g \(=\) 1000 mg

96 kg\(=\) 96 \(×\) 1000 g \(=\)96 \(×\) 1000 \(×\) 1000 \(=\)96,000,000 mg

10- **B**

The diameter of a circle is twice the radius. Radius of the circle is \(\frac{25}{2}\).

Area of a circle = \(πr^2=π(\frac{25}{2})^2=156.25π=156.25×3.14=490.625≅491\)

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