### All ISEE Lower Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #61 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find the decimal equivalent to:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the decimal equivalent of divide the numerator by the denominator:

Additionally, if a fraction has a base of or the ones place value of the numerator must be written in the place value that represents the name of the fraction. For example, in this problem there is a in the ones place value in the numerator and thus the is written in the hundredths place for the corresponding decimal number. **NOTE: ** is an improper fraction--which by definition means that the fraction represents a number larger than one whole. In this case, is equivalent to .

### Example Question #61 : Fractions

Find written as a percent.

**Possible Answers:**

percent

percent

percent

percent

percent

**Correct answer:**

percent

To find the equivalent percent of divide the numerator by the denominator:

Then multiply the decimal number by a factor of :

percent

### Example Question #462 : Numbers And Operations

Find written as a percent.

**Possible Answers:**

percent

percent

percent

percent

percent

**Correct answer:**

percent

To find the equivalent percent of divide the numerator by the denominator:

Then multiply the decimal number by a factor of :

percent**NOTE: **the original fraction is an improper fraction. Thus, the corresponding percent must be greater than percent.

### Example Question #62 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

out of students failed a recent biology exam. What percentage of the class passed the exam?

**Possible Answers:**

percent

percent

Not enough information is provided.

percent

percent

**Correct answer:**

percent

To solve this problem, first find the percentage of students that failed the exam. This can be found by representing the students that failed as a fraction of the whole, dividing that numerator by the denominator and then by multiplying the decimal number by a factor of :

percent failed the exam. Therefore, the number of students that passed the exam must be the difference between percent and percent:

percent

### Example Question #463 : Numbers And Operations

Find written as a percent.

**Possible Answers:**

percent

percent

percent

percent

percent

**Correct answer:**

percent

To find the equivalent percent of divide the numerator by the denominator:

Then multiply the decimal number by a factor of :

percent

### Example Question #63 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find the decimal equivalent to:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the decimal equivalent of divide the numerator by the denominator:

Additionally, if a fraction has a base of or the ones place value of the numerator must be written in the place value that represents the name of the fraction. For example, in this problem there is a in the ones place value in the numerator and thus the is written in the tenths place for the corresponding decimal number. **NOTE: ** is an improper fraction--which by definition means that the fraction represents a number larger than one whole. In this case, is equivalent to .

### Example Question #67 : Fractions

Find the decimal equivalent to:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the decimal equivalent of divide the numerator by the denominator: **Note: therefore ** must be equal to percent.

### Example Question #64 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Ms. Dunn has students in her history class. of the students recieved an A+ on their last exam. What percentage of the class recieved an A+ on the exam?

**Possible Answers:**

percent

percent

percent

percent

percent

**Correct answer:**

percent

To solve this problem, represent the number of students that scored an A+ as a fraction of the entire class. Next, divide that numerator by the denominator. Then multiply that decimal number by a factor of to find the corresponding percent.

The solution is:

percent

### Example Question #61 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find the decimal equivalent to:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the decimal equivalent of divide the numerator by the denominator:

Additionally, if a fraction has a base of or the ones place value of the numerator must be written in the place value that represents the name of the fraction. For example, in this problem there is a in the ones place value in the numerator and thus the is written in the thousandths place for the corresponding decimal number.

Note: . Thus, must equal percent.

### Example Question #66 : How To Find The Decimal Equivalent Of A Fraction

Find written as a percent.

**Possible Answers:**

percent

percent

percent

percent

percent

**Correct answer:**

percent

To find the equivalent percent of divide the numerator by the denominator:

Then multiply the decimal number by a factor of :

percent**NOTE: **the original fraction is an improper fraction. Thus, the corresponding percent must be greater than percent.

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