### All SSAT Middle Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #541 : Number & Operations With Fractions

Solve:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To divide fractions, we multiply by the reciprocal. In order to find the reciprocal, we simply flip the fraction over. The numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator.

can be reduced because both and are divisible by

### Example Question #542 : Number & Operations With Fractions

Solve:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To divide fractions, we multiply by the reciprocal. In order to find the reciprocal, we simply flip the fraction over. The numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator.

because can go into three times, with left over.

can be reduced because both and are divisible by .

### Example Question #1311 : Ssat Middle Level Quantitative (Math)

people are sharing a -pound bag of peanuts. If the peanuts are distributed evenly, how many pounds of peanuts will each person get? Select the answer with the pair of numbers that the answer will be between.

**Possible Answers:**

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**Correct answer:**

and

We can think of this problem as an improper fraction and solve for the mixed number.

can go into only times with left over.

### Example Question #1312 : Ssat Middle Level Quantitative (Math)

How many cup servings are in cups of chocolate chips?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Because we want to know how many servings are in cups, we are dividing by .

Remember, whenever we divide by a fraction, we multiply by the reciprocal

### Example Question #1313 : Ssat Middle Level Quantitative (Math)

Solve the following:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To divide fractions, we multiply by the reciprocal. In order to find the reciprocal, we simply flip the fraction over. The numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator.

### Example Question #1314 : Ssat Middle Level Quantitative (Math)

Christine has of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We are splitting into equal groups, so we are dividing by .

To solve we multiply by the reciprocal.

### Example Question #402 : Fractions

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**Correct answer:**

### Example Question #1 : Interpret And Compute Quotients Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ns.A.1

Hydraulic fracturing is a process used by gas companies to rupture and collect pockets of gas trapped within pockets of shale rock. A particular shale fracking site is in length and occupies an area of . How wide is this particular site?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

Reduce.

The width of the fracking site is

### Example Question #651 : Numbers And Operations

How many servings are in five cups of chocolate chips?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Because we want to know how many servings are in cups, we are dividing by .

Remember, whenever we divide by a fraction, we multiply by the reciprocal

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