All ISEE Middle Level Math Resources
Example Question #1 : How To Find The Part From The Whole
Alice received $2.40 for her weekly allowance. If her favorite snacks cost 60¢ each, how many snacks can Alice buy this week?
Divide the total amount of Alice's allowance ($2.40) by the price for each snack ($ .60)
Alice would be able to buy 4 snacks.
Example Question #2 : How To Find The Part From The Whole
Steve ate 20% of his pie on Monday. On Tuesday Steve ate 50% of the left-over pie. What percent of the pie is left?
On Tuesday, Steve ate 50% (half) of the 80%, which is 40%. Steve has eaten 20% on Monday and 40% on Tuesday, so there is 40% left over.
Example Question #3 : How To Find The Part From The Whole
As a swim team member, Nicolas needs to train 90 hours a month. How many hours should Nicolas train each day of the 30-day month, in order to reach his goal?
Divide 90 hours by 30 days in the month:
Answer: Nicolas needs to train 3 hours a day.
Example Question #4 : How To Find The Part From The Whole
Brian found a motorcycle on sale for % off. If the original price of the motorcycle is $, how much will Brian save?
In order to find how much money Brian saved, we my first calculae % of $. We do this by multiplying by :
Since we are looking for how much Brian saved and not how much he spent, our final answer is $.
Example Question #5 : How To Find The Part From The Whole
An eight slice pizza pie must be shared evenly among four friends. How many slices will each person get?
Answer: Each person must get 2 slices.
Example Question #6 : How To Find The Part From The Whole
A teacher has sixty stickers to give out to her 15 students. How many stickers will each student receive?
Answer: 4 stickers.
Example Question #7 : How To Find The Part From The Whole
Sixteen balloons are to be shared evenly among four children. How many balloons will each child get?
Example Question #8 : How To Find The Part From The Whole
Seventy people need to make five equal lines. How many people will be on each line?
people per line
Example Question #9 : How To Find The Part From The Whole
Angelina goes to the grocery store. She only has $13.50 to spend. How many gallons of milk can she buy if each costs $4.50?
Answer: She can buy 3 gallons of milk.
Example Question #10 : How To Find The Part From The Whole
Diana sold seven of her collectable dolls and made $350.00. How much was each doll sold for?
Answer: Each doll was sold for $50.00.