Figure This!

See if you can figure out the answer to these math problems. Then look through this edition of IndyKids to find an article on these topics.

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1. At least 106 countries now recognize Palestine as a nation. There are 193 countries in the world. What percent of countries recognize Palestine as a nation?

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2. Twenty percent of working people in Spain are unemployed. But for people ages 16–24, the rate is more than 40 percent, or 860,000 young people looking for work. How many people ages 16–24 live in Spain?

[Scroll down for the answers!]

1. Over 54%
2. 2,150,000 people

10 thoughts on “Figure This!”

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