ISEE Lower Level Math : Whole and Part

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Example Question #71 : Whole And Part

What is  of  ? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.  So, in the problem

 of 

we will write it like

Now, to multiply, we will write 27 as a fraction.  We know that whole numbers can be written as fractions over 1.  So, 

Now, we will multiply straight across.  We get

 

Therefore,  of  is .

Example Question #72 : Whole And Part

What is  of  ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.

So, in the problem

 of 

we can write it like this:

Now, we will write 32 as a fraction.  We know that whole numbers can be written as fractions over 1.  So, we get

Now, we can multiply straight across.  We get

 

Therefore,   of  is .

Example Question #73 : Whole And Part

What is  of  ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number. 

So, in the problem

 of 

we can re-write it as

Now, to multiply, we will write 24 as a fraction.  We know that a whole number can be written as a fraction over 1.  So, we get

Now, we can multiply straight across.  We get

 

Therefore,   of  is .

Example Question #74 : Whole And Part

What is  of  ? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number. 

So, in the problem

 of 

we can re-write it as

Now, to multiply, we will write 63 as a fraction.  We know that whole numbers can be written as fractions over 1.  So, we get

Now, we can simplify before we multiply to make things easier.  The 7 and the 63 can both be divided by 7.  So, we get

Now, we can multiply straight across.  We get

 

Therefore,   of  is .

Example Question #75 : Whole And Part

What is  of  ? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.

So, in the problem

 of 

we can write it like this:

Now, we must write 75 as a fraction.  We know that a whole number can be written as a fraction over 1.  So, we get

Now, we can multiply straight across.  We get

 

Therefore,  of  is .

Example Question #76 : Whole And Part

What is  of  ? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.  So, we get

 

 

 

 

 

 

Therefore,  of  is .

Example Question #77 : Whole And Part

What is  of  ? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.  So, we get

 

 

 

 

 

 

Therefore,   of  is .

Example Question #78 : Whole And Part

What is half of 36 ? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find a fraction of a whole, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.

 

Now, we know "half" is the same as .  So, we get

 

 

 

 

 

 

Therefore, half of 36 is 18.

Example Question #79 : Whole And Part

What is  of  ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.  So, we get

 

We can simplify before we multiply.  The 3 and the 27 can both be divided by 3.  So, we get

 

 

 

 

Therefore,  of  is .

Example Question #80 : Whole And Part

What is  of  ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the two together.  So, we get

 

 

 

 

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