### All SAT Mathematics Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Solving Word Problems

Nancy is visiting her grandmother who lives from her home. Her car’s tank has a full tank ( liters) at the beginning of her drive and uses liter to drive kilometers. How many liters will she need to refill to reach her grandmother’s house with liters left in the tank?

**Possible Answers:**

liters

liters

liters

She will not need to refill.

**Correct answer:**

liters

The correct answer is liters. . . .

### Example Question #2 : Solving Word Problems

A future pharmacist is unsure what dose they should fill to ensure a patient takes a -mg tablet times a day for one whole week. What is the total dosage they should prescribe?

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**Correct answer:**

The correct answer is mg. .

### Example Question #3 : Solving Word Problems

A patient is prescribed of a certain drug per day and is allowed to refill his prescription twice. If there are tablets in a prescription, and each tablet has , how many doses are in the prescriptions (original + refills)?

**Possible Answers:**

doses

doses

doses

doses

**Correct answer:**

doses

### Example Question #4 : Solving Word Problems

A fruit farm produces strawberries and employs workers. Each worker can pick pounds of berries per hour and work an -hour shift. If each pound of strawberries can be sold for , how much money does the farm make every day?

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**Correct answer:**

The key here is to ensure your units cancel out. .

### Example Question #5 : Solving Word Problems

A record has a radius of inches with the needle resting on the outer circumference of the record. If the record rotates at a speed of radians/sec and it takes minutes to play a full song, how inches of track have been covered by the end of the song?

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**Correct answer:**

Circumference inches. The key here is to ensure your units cancel out. inch.

### Example Question #6 : Solving Word Problems

A student was traveling miles per hour. What is the student’s speed in feet per second?

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### Example Question #7 : Solving Word Problems

Convert to .

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### Example Question #8 : Solving Word Problems

The local track is yds. How many laps would a student need to cover to run miles?

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### Example Question #9 : Solving Word Problems

A blood bank was hoping to collect gallons of blood over the holiday season. If people came in and donated a pint of blood each, how many gallons were they short?

**Possible Answers:**

They met their goal

**Correct answer:**

gallons collected. gallons short.

### Example Question #10 : Solving Word Problems

How many seconds are in a week?

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