### All SAT Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #11 : Fractions

Solve each problem and decide which is the best of the choices given.

There is a bag with green marbles, red marbles, purple marbles, and blue marbles. What is the probability that a red marble is randomly chosen from the bag?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the probability of a red marble being randomly chosen, you have to divide the number of red marbles by the total number of marbles.

There are red, and total,

thus, creating the fraction

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To find the percentage, simply divide by and multiply the result by to get .

### Example Question #11 : Fractions

Determine the approximate percentage given the fraction .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Because a fraction is a part of a whole , set up a proportion.

The fraction is approximately .

### Example Question #1 : Fractions And Percentage

Bob and Jill go eat dinner at a fancy restaurant. Bob gets lobster and Jill gets crab legs. The lobster cost , and the crab legs cost . If they leave tip, how much is the combined bill?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To do this, we need to sum up each meal, and then convert the tip into a decimal.