ISEE Lower Level Quantitative : Operations

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?

Explanation:

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?

Explanation:

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?

Explanation:

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?

Explanation:

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?

Explanation:

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?

Explanation:

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?

Explanation:

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?

Explanation:

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?

Explanation:

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?