### All ISEE Lower Level Quantitative Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #4 : Using Addition Within 100 To Solve Word Problems

Amy’s street has three houses on it. The first house has rooms, the second house has rooms, and the third house has rooms. How many total rooms do the houses have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total rooms the houses have all together. We can add the numbers in any order,

### Example Question #151 : How To Add

Suzzy finds coins under her couch, in a drawer, and sitting out on the table. How many total coins does she have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total coins Suzzy found all together. We can add the numbers in any order,

### Example Question #152 : How To Add

The gumball machine has red gumballs, green gumballs, and yellow gumballs. How many total gumballs are in the machine?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total gumballs the machine has all together. We can add the numbers in any order,

### Example Question #91 : How To Add

There are pots of flowers in Hannah’s yard. The first pot has flowers, the second pot has flowers, and the third pot as flowers. How many flowers are in all pots?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total flowers Hannah has all together. We can add the numbers in any order,

### Example Question #92 : How To Add

Brian loves balloons. For his birthday, his mom tied balloons to the mailbox, balloons to the door, and put balloons in the house. How many total balloons does Brian have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total balloons Brian has all together. We can add the numbers in any order,

### Example Question #93 : How To Add

During my hockey game, I scored points in the first quarter, no points in the second quarter, and points in the third quarter. How many total points did I score?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total points were scored during the game. We can add the numbers in any order,

### Example Question #94 : How To Add

Cindy has sets of steps in her house. There are steps to walk up to the front door, steps to get upstairs, and steps to get into the basement. How many total steps does Cindy have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total steps are in Cindy’s house all together. We can add the numbers in any order,

### Example Question #95 : How To Add

The pet store sells bunnies, fish, and kittens. They have bunnies, fish, and kittens. How many total animals do they have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total animals the pet store sells all together.

### Example Question #96 : How To Add

Jessica’s dog gets walks a day. In the morning he goes for a -minute walk, in the afternoon he goes for a -minute walk, and in the evening he goes for a -minute walk. How many total minutes does Jessica’s dog walk each day?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total minutes Jessica’s dog walks all together in a day. We can add the numbers in any order,

### Example Question #97 : How To Add

Rick, his mom, and dad went to the batting cages. Rick hits balls, his dad hits balls, and his mom hits balls. How many total balls did they hit?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total balls Rick and his parents hit all together at the batting cages. We can add the numbers in any order,