### All SSAT Middle Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #81 : How To Add Fractions

Zach cleaned of the house and Alex cleaned of the house. How much of the house did they clean?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators.

Now that we have common denominators, we can add the fractions. Remember, when we add fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only add the numerator.

### Example Question #1 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

Ben washed of the windows and Jen washed . How much of the windows have they washed?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators.

Now that we have common denominators, we can add the fractions. Remember, when we add fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only add the numerator.

### Example Question #5 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

Jake ate of the popcorn and Dave ate of the popcorn. How much of the popcorn have they eaten?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators.

Now that we have common denominators, we can add the fractions. Remember, when we add fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only add the numerator.

can be reduced by dividing by both sides.

### Example Question #741 : Numbers And Operations

Jessica ate of the cake and Megan ate . How much of the cake have they eaten?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators.

### Example Question #742 : Numbers And Operations

Tim mowed of the yard and Tom mowed . How much of the yard have they mowed?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators.

### Example Question #8 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

Shannon has painted of the house and Dan has paided of the house. How much of the house is painted?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators.

### Example Question #9 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

David ate of the pizza and Alison ate of the pizza. How much of the pizza did they eat?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators.

### Example Question #31 : Number & OperationsâFractions

Laura ate of the ice cream and Drew ate . How much of the ice cream did they eat?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators.

### Example Question #11 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

Kara ate of the bag of chips and Andrew ate . How much of the bag of chips did they eat?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators.

### Example Question #81 : How To Add Fractions

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The first step is to find a common denominator between 4 and 7.

The common denominator that both 4 and 7 are mulitples of is 28. So the following procedure is applied to each fraction:

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