ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find the whole from the part

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for ISEE Middle Level Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #31 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

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Multiply:

 

Example Question #32 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

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Multiply the numbers and add the exponents:

Example Question #33 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

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First, multiply the numbers is parentheses:

Then, multiply by the outside constant:

 

Example Question #94 : Whole And Part

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First, multiply the numbers is parentheses:

Then, multiply by :

 

Example Question #35 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

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First, multiply the numbers is parentheses:

Then, multiply by the outside constant:

 

Example Question #36 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

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First, solve the exponents:

Then, solve the equation:

 

Example Question #141 : Numbers And Operations

Jonathan and Thomas are making sandwiches for their class. If each student gets 2 sandwiches each, how many sandwiches should Jonathan and Thomas make for their class of 28 students?

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Multiply the number of students by the number of sandwiches per student: sandwiches

 

Example Question #38 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Mary went shopping for her band uniform. She spent $29.00 on pants, $25.42 on a shirt, and $25.42 on shoes. How much did Mary spend in total?  

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Add up all of Mary's expenses:

 

Example Question #101 : Whole And Part

How many sixths are there in ?

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In each whole number, there are 6 sixths. Therefore, in the number 2, there are 12 sixths. 

In the fraction , each third is equal to 2 sixths. Therefore, there would be 4 sixths in 

Next, we add together the 12 sixths and the 4 sixths, which gives us 16; the correct answer. 

Example Question #33 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Gabby has a large rectangular cookie that she is going to cut into smaller pieces. She can cut it into 8 pieces that are 2 inches by 2 inches. How many pieces can she cut the cookie into if she makes each piece 1 inch by 1 inch. 

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If Gabby can cut out 8 pieces that are 2 inches by 2 inches, that means that each piece is 4 square inches (2 times 2 equals 4). 

Thus, she has 32 square inches of cookie. (8 pieces times 4 square inches equals 32 square inches). 

It is possible to cut out 32 1 inch by 1 inch pieces of cookie. Therefore, 32 square inches is the correct answer. 

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