FileTitle: Prose1649.html
Category: Humor
Type: Prose
Description: L.A. Gang High School Math Exam
 California officials have determined that students would probably do
 better with math word problems, if they could relate them to real life
 examples.  Towards that end, may I present:

                      The City of Los Angeles
                 High School Math Proficiency Exam

 Name:_______________________________    Gang:___________________________

 1. Johnny has an AK-47 with an 80-round clip.  If he misses 6 out of 10
    shots and shoots 13 times at each drive-by shooting, how many drive-by
    shootings can he attempt before he has to reload?

 2. Jose has 2 ounces of cocaine and he sells an 8-ball to Jackson for
    $320 and 2 grams to Billy for $85 per gram.   What is the street value
    of the balance of the cocaine if he doesn't cut it?

 3. Rufus is pimping for three girls.  If the price is $65 for each trick,
    how many tricks will each girl have to turn so Rufus can pay for his
    $800-per-day crack habit?

 4. Jarone want to cut his 1/2 pound of heroin to make 20% more profit.
    How many ounces of cut will he need?

 5. Willie gets $200 for stealing a BMW, $50 for a Chevy, and $100 for a
    4X4.  If he has stolen 2 BMWs, 3 4X4s, how many Chevies will he have
    to steal to make $800?

 6. Raoul is in prison for 6 years for murder.  He got $10,000 for the hit.
    If his common law wife is spending $425 per month, how much money will
    be left when he gets out of prison, and how many years is he likely to
    get for killing the bitch that spent his money?

 7. If the average spray can covers 22 square feet and the average letter
    is 3 square feet, how many letters can be sprayed with 3 cans of paint?

 8. Hector knocked up 6 girls in his gang.  There are 27 girls in the gang.
    What percentage of the girls in the gang has Hector knocked up?

 9. Thelma can cook dinner for her 16 children for $7.50 per night.  She
    gets $234 a month welfare for each child.  If her $325 per month rent
    goes up 15%, how many more children should she have to keep up with her

10. Salvador was arrested for dealing crack & his bail was set at $25,000.
    If he pays a bail bondsman 12% and returns to Mexico, how much money
    will he lose by jumping bail?