### All SSAT Middle Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Variables

Solve for the variable:

**Possible Answers:**

There is not enough information to answer this question.

**Correct answer:**

In order to answer this question, you must isolate on one side of the equation.

(Subtract from both sides.)

### Example Question #2 : How To Divide Variables

If and , then is equal to:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

If and , then when plugging the variables into the fractional form of , the result is , which is equal to 4, which is therefore the correct answer.

### Example Question #3 : How To Divide Variables

Solve for the variable:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to answer this question, you must isolate on one side of the equation.

(Subtract from both sides.)

### Example Question #4 : How To Divide Variables

If and , then is equal to:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

If and , then when plugging the variables into the fractional form of:

### Example Question #5 : How To Divide Variables

Simpify the expression.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To solve this problem you can cancel out like terms in the numerator and denominator. For example,

So,

All the other terms cancel each other out because they are equal to one.

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