50 – Numbers (Unit 9)

Numbers and facts

Write five sentences, each one stating an interesting fact with numbers.
Do not repeat facts classmates have shared.

Examples:

1. Between 250 and 380 people speak the Pirahã language.
2. The United States’ national debt is over $17,000,000,000,000.
3. South Korea’s unemployment rate is around 3%.
4. Tobacco use kills more than 5,000,000 people every year.
5. Someone once paid $1.3 million for a cow.

Your facts are DUE WED 12 NOV, 11:59 pm
Your reply to your classmate is DUE THURS 12 NOV, 11:59 pm

  45 comments for “50 – Numbers (Unit 9)

  1. Seola 50
    10 November 2014 at 21:09

    1.Scientists say sea levels have risen 20 to 30 centimeters over the past 100 years.
    2.The National Retail Federation expected Halloween sales to total about $7.4 billion this year.
    3.Scientists create new maps of Ocean floor that are two times as detailed as the map made 20 years ago.
    4.The American Bar Association found that 45 percent of attorneys are dissatisfied with their work.
    5.In 1976, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs offered to sell 50 Apple-1 computers for $500 each, but museum officials purchased it for $905,000.

    • Charles Ian Chun
      Charles Ian Chun
      10 November 2014 at 22:57

      5. Now I wonder if I should keep all my old computers.

    • A Ra 50
      11 November 2014 at 00:48

      That’s funny fact!!

  2. A Ra 50
    11 November 2014 at 00:47

    1. Sneezing is an hour at speeds of 160 km which is spread much faster than in baseball the pitcher to throw the ball.
    2. The possibillity that fingerprint same is 1 to 64,000,000,000.
    3. The bird’s heart beats over 1,000 times per minute.
    4. 80 percent of humans are ugly.
    5. The number of muscle are 650 and the number of joint is more than 100.

    • Ye Lin 50
      11 November 2014 at 19:40

      The bird’s heart beats so speedy.

    • Seola 50
      12 November 2014 at 23:50

      Wow, bird’s heart beats 17times per second!

  3. Jin-Young 50
    11 November 2014 at 13:51

    1. In korea, in 2014, Mountain clothes’ sales scale may be over 8trillion won.
    2. Honey buter chip’s sales scale is over 50billion, for 100days since this come out first.
    3. When pepero season, that snack sales more 84 times than ordinary day.
    4. Women use 2.72kg lipsticks for whole life.
    5. If we connect one person’s hair that grows in our whole life time, then that’s length is 590mies.

    • Mirae 50
      11 November 2014 at 20:16

      I heard that women eat about 3kg lipsticks for whole life. I don’t know what is fact.

    • Yu-rim 50
      11 November 2014 at 20:34

      Pepero season mislead consumers with a sales gimmick.

    • Soeun 50
      12 November 2014 at 12:45

      I think ‘Women use 2.72kg lipsticks for whole life’ is very interesting.

  4. Ye Lin 50
    11 November 2014 at 19:37

    1. The average height of Korean women is 161cm.
    2.4, is a number which means death in China.
    3. The figure of 13 in Germany is the most bad numbers.
    4. The coffee has been imported to South Korea is from 1884.
    5. kangnan University, was founded in 1946.

    • Hyung Sun 50
      11 November 2014 at 19:41

      Nunber3 is interesting information!

    • Ji-Young 50
      12 November 2014 at 10:45

      2. And Chinese thinks that number 8 means making a lot of money. So they love number 8.

    • Yoon-jung 50
      12 November 2014 at 20:25

      The average height of korean women is taller than i thought

    • Hee Jin 50
      12 November 2014 at 21:12

      I’m sad because I am below the averagen height.
      My height is 160…

  5. Hyung Sun 50
    11 November 2014 at 19:55

    1. Burj Khalifa height is 828m , it’s tallest building in the world
    2. Namsan tower is 236.7m
    3. The distance between the Earth and the Sun is 150,00,000km
    4, In soccer game, most goals record is 149-0
    5. Vatican City is the smallest country in the world its size is 0.44km ^ 2

  6. Mirae 50
    11 November 2014 at 20:11

    1. FIFA, the governing body of soccer, has more members, with 191, than theUnited Nations, with 125.
    2. Jeju Island has been selected as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
    3. South Korea is now the 11th largest economy in the world.
    4. Taegeukgi was officially declared the national flag of Korea by King Gojong in 1883.
    5. South America separated from Africa 200 million years ago.

    • Joong-ho 50
      11 November 2014 at 21:06

      1. Did you know that UK’s 3 regions, Wales, England, and Scotland are registered respectively on FIFA?

  7. Yu-rim 50
    11 November 2014 at 20:32

    1.Our vessel length is 12000km.
    2 Takes time for blood turn our bady is 46second
    3.Thailand important events will start in at 9:59:09.
    4. Cockroaches crisis moment IQ is 340
    5. World best long bridge is 32km

    • Kyung-Jin 50
      12 November 2014 at 23:35

      Number 2 is very cool!

    • Seola 50
      12 November 2014 at 23:55

      World best long bridge is 32km, but our vessel length is 12000km…it’s magical.

    • Jina 50
      13 November 2014 at 00:13

      IQ 340?amazing!

  8. Joong-ho 50
    11 November 2014 at 20:54

    1. Polls show that 58% of television viewers believe Game of Thrones is based on historical events.
    2. The food photos uploaded to Instagram each hour could feed everyone in the world for an entire day.
    3. You have a 1 in 2,067,000 chance of dying in a plane crash.
    4. Every year, 10 million children die before their 5th birthday.
    5. McDonal’s feed about 45 million people around the world every day, which is more than the population of Spain.

    • Joong-ho 50
      11 November 2014 at 20:56

      I think no.2 is unclear so i will restate.

      2. Strawberry Milkshake contain more than 50 different chemicals.

    • Seola 50
      13 November 2014 at 00:01

      Number 1 is little funny, but I think the game of thrones is well made contents. Yeah, I’m a huge fan of the game of thrones.
      Number 4 is very sad.

  9. 진 성 (50)
    11 November 2014 at 22:19

    1.THERE IS 3,5000 MACDONALDS STORE IN WORLD, 3,6000 CHICKEN STORE IN KOREA.
    2.SHARK KILLED 12 HUMANS, HUMANS KILLED 11417 IN YEAR.
    3.ETIOPIA HAS 13 MONTHS.
    4.7 IS LUCKY NUMBERS IN CHRISTIAN COUNTRY BUT 7 IS UNLUCKY NUMBERS IN EAST AFRICA.
    5.CHINESE LIKES NUMBER 8, BECAUSE 8’S SPEECH IS SIMILAR CHINESE WORD ‘EARN THE MONEY’

    • Ji-Yeon 50
      12 November 2014 at 16:54

      Number 1 is very interesting fact with number.

  10. Ji-Young 50
    12 November 2014 at 10:41

    1.The college entrance rate of korea is 71 percent.
    2.88 countries took part in 2014 Sochi Olympic.
    3.The populations of North korea is 24,851,628.
    4.Total attendance of The movie “Begin again” in Korea is 3,400,000.
    5.The hourly wage of korea is 5,210 won in 2014.

    • Kyung-Jin 50
      12 November 2014 at 23:34

      so many people live in North Korea!

  11. Soeun 50
    12 November 2014 at 12:43

    1.Large cats first lived on Earth 45 million years ago.
    2.Dogs live in forty percent of all homes in the U.S.
    3.The price of rice is 180,000 won a bag.
    4.Estimated Americans are in Lebanon amounts to 25-thousand.
    5.In Korea, there are about 463 people per square kilometer.

    • Chaehyun 50
      12 November 2014 at 23:58

      Number1 is so interesting fact. So many dogs live homes in the U.S.

  12. Ji-Yeon 50
    12 November 2014 at 16:53

    1. 2013year, 606,813 students took a College Scholastic Ability Test.
    2. This year Kangnam university Early Childhood Education’s competiton rate is 46:1.
    3. People’s the average life span is 80.
    4. In this year Chuseok, nine hundred thousand people traveled overseas.
    5. In all one’s life, we are spend 27years time to sleep.

    • Kyung-Jin 50
      12 November 2014 at 23:39

      number 3 will increase more in the future!

  13. Yoon-jung 50
    12 November 2014 at 20:20

    1.In 2005 Swedish millionaire Johan Eliasch purchased a 400,000acre (1600km2) area of land in the heart of the Amazon rainforest from a logging company for the sole purpose of it`s preservation
    2.People grow 121 feet of hair everday
    3.The allowance of an average college student is known to be ₩263,000. But they use ₩405,000 as their living expenses.
    4.The actual unemployment rate is said to be 10.1%. That is 1 out of 10 people.
    5. There once was a korean tennis player ranked #7in the Philippines

  14. Hee Jin 50
    12 November 2014 at 21:05

    1. In the USA, 29% of women spend much more time buying shoes than looking for a marriage partner.
    2. The average money spent on a wedding in 2006 was $27,852 in the USA.
    3. In the USA, over 20 million people visit online dating services each month.
    4. 40 % of women in the USA think more important about a man’s education than his looks.
    5. The average person in the USA goes on 100 dates before getting married.

    • Min-Ah 50
      13 November 2014 at 11:51

      2. The survey seems to be sad than fun.

  15. Kyung-Jin 50
    12 November 2014 at 23:33

    1. In 2015, 646,619 candidates enter for the scholastic ability test.
    2. In Canada, there are 170,121 Korea people live in there.
    3. In Korea, there are 917 of Caffe Bene.
    4. In Korea, the 1769 babies born per day
    5. From all over the world, the average female’ height is 160.9CM

    • Kyeong-Min 50
      12 November 2014 at 23:37

      There are so many caffe bene in korea ! ah ! the first caffe bene is in cheon-ho that my town.

  16. Kyeong-Min 50
    12 November 2014 at 23:33

    1. iPhone6 and 6+’s sales volume in korea is 4million.
    2. Soju and beer’s sales volume in korea is 12million.
    3. The number of layers of LOTTE TOWER is one hundred twenty three.
    4. The selling price of 한전’s ladn is 10.55 trillion won.
    5. Budget of Korea government is 376 trillion won.

  17. Chaehyun 50
    12 November 2014 at 23:55

    1.In fact, the unemployment rate announced by the National Statistics Office showed up to 10.1%.
    2.Last year, 144270 people were killed himself in korea.
    3.At the end of 2012, a total of 155,327 Koreans were reportedly studying in foreign countries
    4.According to the American Hospital Association, hospitals doled out $27 billion in uncompensated care in 2004.
    5,In the U.S., the number of Muslims in the country in 2010 was 2.6 million

  18. Jina 50
    12 November 2014 at 23:58

    1. The population of china is 1,360,570,000 that occupies 19.1% of the world’s population.
    2. Korean hates number 4 because they think it means death.
    3. Average height of korean men is 175, women is 162.
    4. Chinese like red color because they believe this color bring good luck.
    5. Korea’s birthrate is 219th of 224.

    • Chaehyun 50
      13 November 2014 at 00:02

      Number 2 I agree with this fact. I also hate number 4.

  19. Min-Ah 50
    13 November 2014 at 11:48

    1. 60.1% of adults said that they have buyed lottery over the past year.
    2. South Korea is the world’s No. 1 based on the average IQ.
    3. Korea women often popular in the world for the second time.
    4. In 2012, the proportion of female workers, 74% is more higher than male workers of 70.2%.
    5. Dating is not allowed until the age of 15 in South America.

    • Hye-mi 50
      13 November 2014 at 13:05

      Probability of a lottery is low percent, but people try to many times.

  20. Hye-mi 50
    13 November 2014 at 13:02

    1. A cheetah can run up to 130km per hour.
    2.The heaviest cats in the world is huge Liger that is 419kg.
    3. The highest happiness country in the world is Norway, satisfaction of the peope in this country is 95 percent.
    4.South korea happiness is about 74%, the ranking is 25th.
    5.Approximately 15~46% of the youth of South korea hasever thought of suicid at least onceone year.

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