# How Many Earthquakes Were There by tiw14488

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Name: ________________________
MA.A.1.2.2

How Many Earthquakes Were There?                                                  Number of
Year
Earthquakes
Kendra found information about worldwide earthquakes on the            1990         16,612
United States Geological Survey (USGS) website. She made this          1991         16,516
1992         19,548
chart to show the number of earthquakes that had occurred
1993         21,476
worldwide from 1990-2003. Use the chart to answer the                  1994         19,371
1996         19,938
1997         19,872
1. Which of the following is true?                                      1998         21,688
1999         20,832
2000         22,256
A. The number of earthquakes in 1991 > 1990.                      2001         23,534
B. The number of earthquakes in 2002 < 2001.                      2002         27,454
2003         31,366
C. The number of earthquakes in 1993 = 1995
D. The number of earthquakes in 2001 > 1996

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2. Which year had the number of earthquakes that is 10,000 more than 11,476?

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3. How many more earthquakes occurred in 2003 than in 1990?

4. How many earthquakes occurred altogether from 1991-1993?

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Directions: Use the graph to answer the question below:                                                                    MA.E.1.2.1

Number of Earthquakes Recorded Worldwide from 1990-2003
by USGS (United States Geological Survey) National Earthquake Information Center

33,000
32,000
31,000
30,000
29,000
28,000
27,000
26,000
25,000
24,000
23,000
Number of Earthquakes

22,000
21,000
20,000
19,000
18,000
17,000
16,000
15,000
14,000
13,000
12,000
11,000
10,000
9,000
8,000
7,000
6,000
5,000
4,000
3,000
2,000
1,000
0
1990   1991   1992   1993   1994   1995    1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003
Year

Think                            5. What prediction can you make about the number of earthquakes that will
occur in the next ten years? Explain your answer using information found in
Solve                               this graph.
Explain
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Spiral Practice: Grade 5: Quarter 1: Week 3: Day 2

Name: ________________________                                                        MA.A.1.2.4

1. Mark discovered that in 2003, 9 out of every 100 worldwide earthquakes
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occurred in the United States. He wrote this number as a fraction:
100
Which decimal below has the same value as the fraction Mark wrote?

A. 0.9
B. 0.09
C. 0.009
D. 0.0009

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2. Zenobi drew the cards below: What is the biggest number she can make using
these cards, if she puts the 0 in the thousands place?

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3. Kendra wondered how many earthquakes had occurred                             Number of
Year
Earthquakes
worldwide from 2000-2003. She decided to estimate the
2000          22,256
total number of earthquakes by rounding each number to
2001          23,534
the nearest ten thousand. Which of the following was                 2002          27,454
Kendra’s estimate?                                                   2003          31,366

A. 90,000 earthquakes worldwide
B. 70,000 earthquakes worldwide
C. 100,000 earthquakes worldwide
D. 80,000 earthquakes worldwide

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Spiral Practice: Grade 5: Quarter 1: Week 3: Day 2

MA.C.1.2.1

5. Look at the two figures below. List 2-3 ways they are alike and 2-3 ways that
they are different:

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6. Manuel wanted to know how many more earthquakes                                Number of
Year
Earthquakes
occurred in 2003 than in 2002. Which of the following                2000         22,256
would he use to find the answer?                                     2001         23,534
2002         27,454
2003         31,366

A. X – 31,366 = 27,454
B. 27,454 + 31,366 = X
C. X + 31,366 = 27,454
D. 31,366 – 27,454 = X

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Spiral Practice: Grade 5: Quarter 1: Week 3: Day 3

Name: ________________________
MA.A.2.2.1

1. Which digit is in the hundredths place in the number below?
432.791

A. 4
B. 7
C. 2
D. 9

2. Which digit is in the thousandths place in the number below?
6,739.842

A. 2
B. 6
C. 3
D. 8
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3. Roberto did an experiment to see if watering plants with different liquids would
affect how tall they grew. Every week Roberto measured all of the plants. The
measuring tool he most likely used was a….

A. stopwatch
B. scale
C. ruler
D. measuring cup

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Spiral Practice: Grade 5: Quarter 1: Week 3: Day 3

MA.D.2.2.2/MA.E.1.2.1

Number of Earthquakes Recorded Worldwide from 1990-2003
by USGS (United States Geological Survey) National Earthquake Information Center

35,000

30,000

25,000
Number of Earthquakes

20,000

15,000

10,000

5,000

0
1990   1991   1992   1993   1994   1995    1996   1997      1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003
Year

4. Between which years was the greatest increase in the number of earthquakes?

A. 1990-1994
B. 1995-1998
C. 1999-2003
D. 1991-1999

5. This graph is a ________________.
A. bar graph
B. line graph
C. pictograph
D. pie graph

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