### All ISEE Middle Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #16 : How To Find The Part From The Whole

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:**

Divide:

Answer: She can buy 3 gallons of milk.

### Example Question #17 : 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:**

Divide:

Answer: Each doll was sold for $50.00.

### Example Question #18 : How To Find The Part From The Whole

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

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Divide:

Answer: There will be 12 people in each group.

### Example Question #19 : How To Find The Part From The Whole

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:**

Divide:

Answer: Each friend will drink 5 ounces of water.

### Example Question #20 : How To Find The Part From The Whole

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:**

Divide:

Answer: Pamela can buy 7 tickets.

### Example Question #21 : 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:**

Identify the number of rainy days in March: days

### Example Question #22 : How To Find The Part From The Whole

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Solve inside the parentheses:

Then, solve:

Answer: 160

### Example Question #23 : 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:**

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 #11 : How To Find The Part From The Whole

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:**

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 #25 : How To Find The Part From The Whole

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:**

First add up the prices of the three tickets:

Then subtract that amount from $213:

Therefore Eric will have $51.71 left over.