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

## Example Questions

### Example Question #51 : Whole And Part

A movie theater can only sell as many movie tickets as there are seats in the theater. It sells  tickets in advance,  tickets online, and  tickets at the box office. How many total seats does the theater have, assuming that the movie is a sell out?

Explanation:

To find the total number of seats in the theater, we need to find the total number of tickets sold. We do this by adding up the number of tickets sold in advance, online, and at the box office:

in advance +  online +  at the box office =  total seats

### Example Question #52 : Whole And Part

Mark's favorite cereal is now increasing the size of its product by  percent. Before, each box had  pieces. How many pieces does each box have now?

pieces

pieces

pieces

pieces

pieces

pieces

Explanation:

First, find the value of the increase by taking  of the original size, .

of 200 is equal to

Since this is the value of the increase, we can add it to the original size to find the new size.

### Example Question #10 : Partition Circles And Rectangles Into Two, Three, Or Four Equal Shares: Ccss.Math.Content.2.G.A.3

This square is split into __________.

fourths

thirds

halves

fourths

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #1 : Compare Two Objects With A Measurable Attribute: Ccss.Math.Content.K.Md.A.2

Which shape is bigger?

Square

They are they same size.

Triangle

Triangle

Explanation:

The triangle is bigger than the square.

### Example Question #2 : Compare Two Objects With A Measurable Attribute: Ccss.Math.Content.K.Md.A.2

Which shape is bigger?

The circle

They are the same size

The square

The square

Explanation:

The square is bigger than the circle.

### Example Question #3 : Compare Two Objects With A Measurable Attribute: Ccss.Math.Content.K.Md.A.2

Which shape is bigger?

They are the same size

The rectangle

The triangle

The rectangle

Explanation:

The rectangle is bigger than the triangle.

### Example Question #4 : Compare Two Objects With A Measurable Attribute: Ccss.Math.Content.K.Md.A.2

Which shape is bigger?

The triangle

They are the same size

The rectangle

The rectangle

Explanation:

The rectangle is bigger than the triangle.

### Example Question #5 : Compare Two Objects With A Measurable Attribute: Ccss.Math.Content.K.Md.A.2

Which shape is bigger?

The rectangle

The circle

They are the same size

The rectangle

Explanation:

The rectangle is bigger than the circle.

### Example Question #6 : Compare Two Objects With A Measurable Attribute: Ccss.Math.Content.K.Md.A.2

Which shape is bigger?

The circle

They are the same size.

The triangle

The circle

Explanation:

The circle is bigger than the triangle.

### Example Question #7 : Compare Two Objects With A Measurable Attribute: Ccss.Math.Content.K.Md.A.2

Which shape is bigger?

They are the same size

The square

The rectangle