The following questions are from the grade 7 mathematics
textbook. The red words could be excised without affecting
the
task in any way:

Estimate how many students wanted
navy blue ties.

In an experiment a ball was
dropped from a height of 1.5m. ..

160 wildlife supporters went
to a fund-raising dinner. This was one quarter of
those invited. At the dinner, 90 people bought a 'Save the
tiger' car sticker. What percentage of the total number invited, bought a
car sticker?