### All ISEE Lower Level Quantitative Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Numbers And Operations

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to divide fractions, we first take the reciprocal of the second fraction. To find the reciprocal, we switch the numerator and the denominator. So, the reciprocal of is .

Then we multiply the first fraction and the reciprocal.

We then multiply the numerators together: .

Then we multiply the denominators together: .

We divide the numerator (25) by the denominator (24) to get .

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide

Sandy made candles in one day. If she packs them in boxes of , how many boxes will she have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Sandy has candles, which she needs to divide in to boxes that contain candles each.

Sandy has 72 boxes of candles.

### Example Question #1 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

Find the quotient.

**Possible Answers:**

147

10

21

18

**Correct answer:**

21

When solving a problem with multiple operations, always remember: PEMDAS!

To find the quotient, first do the "P" .

Then the "E"

Then the "M"

Now "D"

The quotient is 21.

### Example Question #4 : Numbers And Operations

Which expression is equivalent to

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The original expression is equal to 2 (remember order of operations-PEMDAS). Therefore, is the correct answer because that is the only response that is equal to 2.

### Example Question #5 : Numbers And Operations

In the pantry, there is an equal number of cereal boxes, bags of chips, and boxes of cookies. How many items could be in the pantry?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to have an equal number of cereal, chips, and cookies, the number of total items needs to be a number that is divisble by three. Of the four answer choices, is the only number that is a multiple of three.

Therefore, is the correct answer choice.

### Example Question #6 : Numbers And Operations

Alex types words per minute. How many words does she type per second?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Since there are sixty seconds in a minute, divide the number of words Alex types per minute by sixty to see how many she types per second.

Alex types words per second.

### Example Question #7 : Numbers And Operations

If can be divided by both and , it can also be divided by which number without leaving a remainder?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Of the four answer choices given, is the only choice that has both and as factors. Therefore, any number that is a multiple of , for example, or , is also divisible by both and .

### Example Question #8 : Numbers And Operations

Maxine has graham crackes that she would like to share equally amoung friends. Which expression shows how many graham crackers each friend will recieve?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Since Maxine has 35 graham crackers that she is going to split equaly amoung 5 friends, she must divide.

### Example Question #9 : Numbers And Operations

One British pound is worth approximately $1.61. For how many British pounds (nearest whole) can a tourist expect to exchange $1,000?

**Possible Answers:**

The correct answer is not among the other choices.

**Correct answer:**

$1,000 is equivalent to

### Example Question #2 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

Which of the following is NOT true about the number 18?

**Possible Answers:**

It is divisible by 18.

It is divisble by 6.

It is divisible by 12.

It is divisble by 3.

**Correct answer:**

It is divisible by 12.

While the number 18 is divisible by 3, 6, and 18, it is not divisible by 12.

Dividing 18 by 12 results in a remainder of 6.

Therefore, the statement that is not true about the number 18 (and is hence the correct answer choice) is "It is divisible by 12."