# ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find the solution to an equation

## Example Questions

### Example Question #11 : Equations      Explanation:

Solve inside the parentheses first: Follow order of operations to solve: ### Example Question #11 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Melissa is going on a road trip to her mother's house in another state. On a full tank of gas, she can travel 230 miles. At least how many times will she need to fill up her gas tank if her mother lives 950 miles away?     Explanation:

Divide the total distance (950) by the number of miles per full tank of gas (230). Therefore, she will have to fill up her tank with gas at least 5 times.

Answer is at least 5 times.

### Example Question #11 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation      Explanation:

First solve what is inside parentheses and follow the order of operations:    Then, add 18 to each side:  Finally, divide each side my 14:  ### Example Question #11 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation      Explanation:

First, convert each fraction into an improper fraction. Then, change the operation to multiplication and flip the second fraction. Reduce and multiply. ### Example Question #12 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation     Explanation:

First, convert each mixed number into an improper fraction: Then, change the operation to multiplication and flip the second fraction: Reduce and multiply: ### Example Question #2 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Jasmine is participating in a swimming race. If the race is 3000 yards, what percentage of the race has she completed at the 2400 yardline?     Explanation:

Divide .

Answer: Jasmine has completed 80% of the race.

### Example Question #2331 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Mathematics Achievement      Explanation:

First, convert each fraction into an improper fraction. Then, change the operation to multiplication and flip the second fraction. Reduce and multiply. ### Example Question #11 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Nelson received $64.00 in holiday gifts. If he would like to buy a baseball bat for$16.00, a glove for $34.00, and a cap for$11.00, how much money will he have left over?     Explanation:

First, add up all the items on his wish list: Then, subtract that amount from the original amount: ### Example Question #11 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Angelina leaves her home at 6 AM. If she drives 65 miles per hour, what time will she arrive to her grandfather's home, 195 miles away?     Explanation:

First, divide .

Then, calculate what time Angelina will arrive by adding 3 hours to 6:00. ### Example Question #14 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation     Explanation:

First, find the square root for each number:  Solve the equation accordingly:  The answer is .

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