ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find the whole from the part

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Example Question #1 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve:

Follow Order of Operations "PEMDAS".

First, solve equations within parentheses:

 

Then, solve the entire equation working from left to right as multiplication and division are interchangeable:

 

Example Question #2 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve:

First, solve exponents first.

 

Then, follow order of operations to solve the rest of the equation:

The answer is 39.

Example Question #3 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Lisa gets $6.00 as allowance each week. If she wants to buy a doll which costs $60.00, how many weeks does Lisa need to save her allowance in order to buy the doll?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide :

The answer is 10 weeks.

Example Question #4 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Elena lives 120 miles away from her mom. If she drives 30 miles per hour, how many hours will it take her to arrive at her mother's house.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide 120 by 30, to find the amount of hours it would take Elena to travel to her mother's house.

 

 

The answer is 4 hours.

Example Question #4 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Kylie and Donna are selling lemonade at their stand. If they sell 37 lemonades, how much money did they make if each lemonade costs $1.25?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply:

Answer: Kylie and Donna made $46.25.

Example Question #5 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Danny drives 70 miles per hour. How long will it take him to reach his grandfather's house 245 miles away.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide .

Answer: It will take Danny 3.5 hours to arrive to his grandfather's house.

Example Question #7 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

There are  pieces of candy for each of the  children at a birthday party. How many pieces of candy are there all together?

Possible Answers:

 

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply: pieces of candy

 

Example Question #6 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Betty bakes 9 cakes. How much money will she make if she sells each for $8.99?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply:

Answer: Betty will earn $80.91.

 

Example Question #7 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Julius paints six paintings. How much money will he earn when he sells each for $129.00?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply:

Answer: Julius will earn $774.00.

Example Question #8 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Penny sold her two bikes for $139.50 each. How much did Penny make from selling her bikes?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply:

Answer: Penny made $279.00.

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