ISEE Primary 3 Math : ISEE Primary 3 Math

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Example Question #1 : Number Sense And Operations

Fill in the blank with the correct symbol.

 __________ 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The  sign means less than.  is less than  because of the number in the tens place.  is less than , which makes  less than 

Example Question #2 : Number Sense And Operations

If I have  quarters and  pennies, how many cents do I have? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Each quarter is worth  and each penny is worth .

We have three quarters and three pennies. 

 

Example Question #1 : Geometric Concepts

Fill in the blank. 

This square provided is split into __________. 


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Possible Answers:

fifths 

thirds 

halves 

fourths 

Correct answer:

fourths 

Explanation:

The square is split into four pieces, which means it is split into fourths.

Example Question #1 : Isee Primary 3 Math

Which would make the most sense to use if we were going to measure a bug?

Possible Answers:

Meter stick 

Yardstick 

Ruler

Measuring tape

Correct answer:

Ruler

Explanation:

You would use a ruler to measure a bug because a bug is most likely smaller than  inches, which is the size of a ruler. All of the other tools would be used to measure much larger objects. 

Example Question #2 : Isee Primary 3 Math

What time does the clock show? 

4 55

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

When the hour hand (the shorter hand) points to a number on the clock, or is just past the number before it gets to the next number, we say that number as the hour. When the minute hand (the longer hand) points to a number on the clock we don't say that exact number. 

Look at the clock below. For the minute hand, we count by s. 

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This clock is showing  for the hour (it is past the number  but not at the  yet) and the minute hand is pointing at the , which means  minutes. 

Our time is 

Example Question #3 : Isee Primary 3 Math

Mrs. Ryan's class had their class election today for their class president. The results are displayed in the chart below. 

Use the graph below to help answer the question. 

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How many people voted for Megan? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The bar for Megan is the first bar on the left. The bar raises to the number , which means  people voted for Megan. 

Example Question #4 : Isee Primary 3 Math

Kate's class is going to plant flowers outside of their class window. To help decide what flower to plant, her teacher took a class vote. 

Use the graph below to help answer the question. 

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What is the label of the x-axis? 

Possible Answers:

Favorite Flower

Type of Flower

Kate's Class 

Number of Votes

Correct answer:

Type of Flower

Explanation:

A graph is made up of an x-axis and a y-axis. The x-axis of a graph is always the horizontal line (a line that runs from left to right) and the y-axis is alway the vertical line (a line that runs from top to bottom) 

The x-axis of this graph is labeled "Type of Flower". 

Example Question #5 : Isee Primary 3 Math

The swing set is  inches tall and the tree is  inches tall. How much taller is the tree than the swing set? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much taller the tree is compared to the swing set, or the difference in their height. 

Example Question #6 : Isee Primary 3 Math

When counting by s, what number comes after 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

When counting by s, we add  to our previous number. 

Example Question #7 : Isee Primary 3 Math

What is the equation that shows the sum of the squares represented by this rectangular array?

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

When we count the number of squares in this picture we get . We have  rows with  squares in each row. Our math equation for this picture could be written as 

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