ISEE Middle Level Math : Numbers and Operations

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

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Whole And Part

Angelina goes to the grocery store. She only has $13.50 to spend. How many gallons of milk can she buy if each costs $4.50?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide:

Answer: She can buy 3 gallons of milk.

 

Example Question #7 : How To Find The Part From The Whole

Diana sold seven of her collectable dolls and made $350.00. How much was each doll sold for?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide:

Answer: Each doll was sold for $50.00.

Example Question #51 : Numbers And Operations

Ninety-six people must form eight equal groups. How many people will be in each group?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide:

Answer: There will be 12 people in each group.

Example Question #52 : Numbers And Operations

Three friends are in the desert and must share a 15 ounce bottle of water. How many ounces of water will each friend drink, assuming they split the bottle evenly?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide:

Answer: Each friend will drink 5 ounces of water.

Example Question #51 : Numbers And Operations

Pamela takes her children to the fair. How many $3.00 tickets can she buy if she only has $21.00?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide:

Answer: Pamela can buy 7 tickets.

Example Question #11 : How To Find The Part From The Whole

In March, there were 10 sunny days, 10 cloudy days, and 11 rainy days. How many days did it rain in March?

Possible Answers:

 

Correct answer:

 

Explanation:

Identify the number of rainy days in March: days

 

Example Question #51 : Numbers And Operations

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Solve inside the parentheses:

Then, solve:

Answer: 160

Example Question #21 : How To Find The Part From The Whole

Sal is going to the fair with his family. He has $18.00 to buy tickets. How many tickets can he buy if each one costs $2.25?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide the total amount of money he has by the cost of one ticket:

Answer: Sal can buy 8 tickets at the fair.

Example Question #57 : Numbers And Operations

Julie gets paid $304 a week for dogsitting. If she wants to buy a new washing machine that costs $1400, how many weeks does Julie need to work to save up the required amount? Round to the nearest whole week.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide the cost of the washing machine by the amount of money she makes each week:

Answer: Julie needs to save for 5 weeks.

Example Question #52 : Numbers And Operations

In order to travel from New York to Florida with his family, Eric needs to purchase 3 tickets, costing $52.00, $64.79 and $44.50. If he has $213.00 in his wallet, how much money will Eric have left over after buying the tickets?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First add up the prices of the three tickets:

Then subtract that amount from $213:

Therefore Eric will have $51.71 left over.

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