# SSAT Elementary Level Math : How to identify the parts of a list

## Example Questions

### Example Question #10 : Measure Lengths Indirectly And By Iterating Length Units

Order these objects from largest to smallest. The dog is inches, the cat is inches, and the snake is inches.

Snake, cat, dog

Cat, dog, snake

Cat, snake, dog

Dog, cat, snake

Dog, snake, cat

Dog, snake, cat

Explanation:

When ordering objects from largest to smallest, you need to compare the numbers. The largest number will always be the largest object. In this case, the number is bigger than and so the dog comes first. The number is bigger than , so the snake comes next. The number is the smallest number, so the cat is the smallest object.

### Example Question #23 : Measurement & Data

Order these objects from smallest to largest. The coat is inches in length, the hat is inches in length, and the mittens are inches in length.

Mittens, coat, hat

Mittens, hat, coat

Hat, coat, mittens

Hat, mittens, coat

Coat, hat, mittens

Hat, mittens, coat

Explanation:

When ordering objects from smallest to largest, you need to compare the numbers. The smallest number will be the smallest object. In this case, the number is smaller than and so the hat is the smallest object. The number is smaller than , so the mittens are the next object. The number is the biggest number, so the coat is the largest object.

### Example Question #11 : Measurement & Data

Order these objects from smallest to largest. The table is inches, the couch is feet, and the room is feet.

Room, table, couch

Room, couch, table

Couch, room, table

Table, couch, room

Table, room, couch

Table, couch, room

Explanation:

When ordering objects from smallest to largest, you need to compare the numbers. The smallest number will be the smallest object. In this case, the number is smaller than and so the table is the smallest object. The number is smaller than , so the couch is the next object. The number is the biggest number, so the room is the largest object.

### Example Question #91 : Sets

Order these objects from largest to smallest. The candle is inches, the frame is inches, and the painting is inches.

Painting, candle, frame

Candle, painting, frame

Painting, frame, candle

Frame, painting, candle

Candle, frame, painting

Painting, frame, candle

Explanation:

When ordering objects from largest to smallest, you need to compare the numbers. The largest number will always be the largest object. In this case, the number is bigger than and so the painting comes first. The number is bigger than , so the frame comes next. The number is the smallest number, so the candle is the smallest object.

### Example Question #11 : Measure Lengths Indirectly And By Iterating Length Units

Order these objects from largest to smallest. The truck is inches, the motorcycle is inches, and the car is inches.

Truck, car, motorcycle

Car, truck, motorcycle

Truck, motorcycle, car

Car, motorcycle, truck

Motorcycle, truck, car

Truck, car, motorcycle

Explanation:

When ordering objects from largest to smallest, you need to compare the numbers. The largest number will always be the largest object. In this case, the number is bigger than and so the truck comes first. The number is bigger than , so the car comes next. The number is the smallest number, so the motorcycle is the smallest object.

### Example Question #21 : How To Identify The Parts Of A List

Order these objects from largest to smallest. The bear is inches, the truck is inches and the car is inches.

Bear, car, truck

Bear, truck, car

Truck, bear, car

Truck, car, bear

Car, truck, bear

Truck, car, bear

Explanation:

When ordering objects from largest to smallest, you need to compare the numbers. The largest number will always be the largest object. In this case, the number is bigger than and so the truck comes first. The number is bigger than , so the car comes next. The number is the smallest number, so the bear is the smallest object.

### Example Question #15 : Measurement & Data

Order these objects from largest to smallest. The picture is inches, the frame is inches, and the wall is inches.

Frame, wall, picture

Picture, wall, frame

Wall, picture, frame

Picture, frame, wall

Wall, frame, picture

Wall, frame, picture

Explanation:

When ordering objects from largest to smallest, you need to compare the numbers. The largest number will always be the largest object. In this case, the number is bigger than and so the wall comes first. The number is bigger than , so the frame comes next. The number is the smallest number, so the picture is the smallest object.

### Example Question #16 : Measurement & Data

Order these objects from largest to smallest. The flag is inches, the pole is inches, and the porch is inches.

Pole, porch, flag

Porch, pole, flag

Porch, flag, pole

Flag, pole, porhc

Pole, flag, porch

Pole, porch, flag

Explanation:

When ordering objects from largest to smallest, you need to compare the numbers. The largest number will always be the largest object. In this case, the number is bigger than and so the pole comes first. The number is bigger than , so the porch comes next. The number is the smallest number, so the flag is the smallest object.

### Example Question #17 : Measurement & Data

Order these objects from largest to smallest. The fence is inches, the pool is inches, and the flowerbed is inches.

Pool, fence, flowerbed

Fence, pool, flowerbed

Flowerbed, fence, pool

Fence, flowerbed, pool

Flowerbed, pool, fence

Fence, flowerbed, pool

Explanation:

When ordering objects from largest to smallest, you need to compare the numbers. The largest number will always be the largest object. In this case, the number is bigger than and so the fence comes first. The number is bigger than , so the flowerbed comes next. The number is the smallest number, so the pool is the smallest object.

### Example Question #18 : Measurement & Data

Order these objects from largest to smallest. The rose is inches, the lily is inches, and the daisy is inches.

Rose, lily, daisy

Lily, rose, daisy

Lily, daisy, rose

Daisy, lily, rose

Daisy, rose, lily

When ordering objects from largest to smallest, you need to compare the numbers. The largest number will always be the largest object. In this case, the number is bigger than and so the lily comes first. The number is bigger than , so the daisy comes next. The number is the smallest number, so the rose is the smallest object. 