All SSAT Elementary Level Math Resources
Example Question #1 : How To Find The Whole From The Part
To find a whole, add the three parts. First, add the two known parts together:
Since one of the parts is still missing, think:
what (part) plus 7 (part) equals 19 (whole)?
The missing part is 12.
Example Question #2 : How To Find The Whole From The Part
Example Question #3 : How To Find The Whole From The Part
Harry weighs 87 pounds. Zayn weighs 94 pounds. What is the total weight of the two boys?
Since we want to find the combined weight of the two boys, we need to add the individual weights together.
Example Question #4 : How To Find The Whole From The Part
Jon weighs pounds. Kenny weighs pounds. What is Jon and Kenny's total weight?
To find Jon and Kenny's total weight, we need to add their individual weights together!
Example Question #5 : How To Find The Whole From The Part
Aidan has in his piggy bank. Shay has in her piggy bank. How much money do they have together?
Since we are asked to find the total amount of money that Aidan and Shay have together, we should add!
Example Question #6 : How To Find The Whole From The Part
John weighs pounds. Bessie weighs pounds. How much do they weigh together?
Since we are asked to find the combined weight of John and Bessie, we should add!
Example Question #7 : How To Find The Whole From The Part
Barry just received a 13 percent increase in his weekly salary. If he now earns $187.58 each week, what was his weekly salary before the pay raise?
Because his new salary is a 13% increase from his old salary, he's now earning 113% of what he earned previously. Translate this into an equation and solve for x, Barry's old weekly salary:
Divide both sides by 1.13 to isolate x:
Example Question #8 : How To Find The Whole From The Part
George and Kate want to start a roller hockey league with teams. Each team needs goalie, defenders, wings, and center.
If George and Kate both play in the league, how many more players must they recruit for all teams to be filled?
The league will have teams. Each team will have players, since the positions needed add up as follows: .
Multiply the number of teams by the number of players needed for each team to get the total number of players that will be in the league:
Since George and Kate will be of the players in the league, subtract from this total to get the number of people they must recruit:
Example Question #9 : How To Find The Whole From The Part
What number is one thousand?
in word form is one thousand.
Example Question #10 : How To Find The Whole From The Part
What number is one hundred?
in word form is one hundred.