### All SSAT Upper Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #2 : Percentages

Which of the following operations is equivalent to taking of a number?

**Possible Answers:**

Dividing the number by

Moving the decimal point one place to the left, then doubling the result

Dividing the number by

Moving the decimal point one place to the left, then tripling the result

Dividing the number by

**Correct answer:**

Dividing the number by

Let's just pick a number at random, for example .

of this number is , which is divided by .

We can also work by simplifying the fractional form of . A percent can be written as the number divided by .

We can simplify this fraction: .

Either way, we get the same answer.

### Example Question #1 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Convert into a fraction.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Put the number over and drop the percent sign. Then, reduce to simplest form.

### Example Question #2 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Convert into a fraction.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Put the number over and drop the percent sign. Then, reduce to simplest form.

### Example Question #3 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Convert into a fraction.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Put the number over and drop the percent sign. Then, reduce to simplest form.

### Example Question #4 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

What is as a fraction?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Put the number over and drop the percent sign.

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal.

Finally, reduce the fraction to get it in simplest form.

### Example Question #5 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

What is as a fraction?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Put the number over and drop the percent sign.

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal.

Finally, reduce the fraction to get it in simplest form.

### Example Question #6 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

What is as a fraction?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Put the number over and drop the percent sign.

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal.

Finally, reduce the fraction to get it in simplest form.

### Example Question #7 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

What is as a fraction?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Put the number over and drop the percent sign.

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal.

Finally, reduce the fraction to get it in simplest form.

### Example Question #8 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

What is as a fraction?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Put the number over and drop the percent sign.

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal.

### Example Question #9 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

What is as a fraction?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Put the number over and drop the percent sign.

Multiply the numerator and denominator by to get rid of the decimal.

Finally, reduce the fraction to get it in simplest form.