SSAT Elementary Level Math : How to find the whole from the part

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Elementary Level Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #5 : Compare Two Digit Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Nbt.B.3

Which statement is true?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The  sign means greater than.  is greater than  because of the number in the ones place.  has a greater value than , which means   has a greater value than  

Example Question #6 : Compare Two Digit Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Nbt.B.3

Which statement is true?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The  sign means greater than.  is greater than  because of the number in the ones place.  has a greater value than , which means has a greater value than  

Example Question #133 : Understanding Place Value

Which statement is true?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The  sign means less than.  is less than  because of the number in the ones place.  has a lesser value than , which means  has a lesser value than  

Example Question #8 : Compare Two Digit Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Nbt.B.3

Which statement is true?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The  sign means less than.  is less than  because of the number in the ones place.  has a lesser value than , which means  has a lesser value than  

Example Question #9 : Compare Two Digit Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Nbt.B.3

Which statement is true?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The  sign means less than.  is less than  because of the number in the ones place.  has a lesser value than , which means  has a lesser value than  

Example Question #10 : Compare Two Digit Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Nbt.B.3

Which statement is true?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The  sign means less than.  is less than  because of the number in the ones place.  has a lesser value than , which means  has a lesser value than  

Example Question #41 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Which statement is true?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The  sign means less than.  is less than  because of the number in the ones place.  has a lesser value than , which means  has a lesser value than  

Example Question #42 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Which statement is true?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The  sign means less than.  is less than  because of the number in the ones place.  has a lesser value than , which means  has a lesser value than  

Example Question #43 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

Gerald delivers newspapers Monday through Friday. Everyday he makes  for delivering papers. How much money does he make at the end of the week?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

If Gerald works Monday through Friday, he earns per day for five days. Therefore, we can multiply the amount of money he earns each day, , by the number of days he works, , to see that he makes $ for the week.

Alternatively, you can add up the amount of money he makes each day:

 on Monday +  on Tuesday +  on Wednesday +  on Thursday +  on Friday =  in total

Example Question #44 : How To Find The Whole From The Part

A bus is currently driving  students. If the bus has the capacity to seat  more students, what is the maximum number of students that can be seated in the bus?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The bus currently has  passengers. It can seat  more passengers before it is full. Therefore, the maximum number of students that it can seat is the sum of  and , or  students.

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