SSAT Middle Level Math : How to find the answer from a table

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Middle Level Math

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Example Question #41 : Measurement & Data

Mrs. Smith’s class made a line plot to show the amount of sugar that each student consumes in a given day. 

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How many students consume  cup of sugar?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Each X represents one person. There are  Xs above the  tick mark on the line plot. 

Example Question #21 : Tables

Mrs. Smith’s class made a line plot to show the amount of sugar that each student has in a given day. 

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How many students have  cups of sugar?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Each X represents one person. There are  Xs above the  tick mark on the line plot. 

Example Question #1 : Make A Line Plot To Display A Data Set Of Measurements In Fractions And Solve Problems: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.B.2

Mrs. Smith’s class made a line plot to show the amount of sugar that each student has in a given day. 

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How many students have  or  cups of sugar?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we have to add the number of Xs above the  tick mark to the number of Xs above the  tick mark. 

There are  Xs above the  tick mark and  Xs above the  tick mark. 

Example Question #1 : Make A Line Plot To Display A Data Set Of Measurements In Fractions And Solve Problems: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Md.B.2

Mrs. Smith’s class made a line plot to show the amount of sugar that each student has in a given day. 

Screen shot 2015 07 29 at 11.22.58 am

How many students have  of a cup of sugar?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Each X represents one person. There are  Xs above the  tick mark on the line plot. 

Example Question #21 : How To Find The Answer From A Table

Mrs. Smith’s class made a line plot to show the amount of sugar that each student has in a given day. 

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How many students have  of a cup of sugar? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Each X represents one person. There are  Xs above the  tick mark on the line plot. 

Example Question #22 : How To Find The Answer From A Table

Find :

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

If you are faced with a chart and a missing number, you need to figure out the pattern in the pairs that are shown.

If you think you have discovered the pattern, make sure to test it on each known pair and test if it is true for every pair.

The pattern will always stay the same. For these set of numbers the formula is 

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Therefore, 

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Example Question #23 : How To Find The Answer From A Table

The table below gives the number of students who scored in each of five  ranges on a standardized test.

No student scored below 51.

What percent of the students scored 71 or better (nearest whole number)?

Possible Answers:

More information is needed to answer the question.

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Correct answer:

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Explanation:

Add the numbers of students whose scores fell in the 71-80, 81-90, and 91-100 ranges:

Now add the number of students who took the test.

To find what percent 161 is of 241, evaluate:

67% of the students scored 71 or better.

Example Question #42 : Measurement & Data

The line chart shows how many books each student in Mrs. Smith's class read this week.  How many students are in Mrs. Smith's class?

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to determine how many students there are we need to count up all the x marks above each number in the line chart, as each x represents one student.  We know that 6 students read one book, 5 read two books, 6 read three books, 5 read four books, 5 read five books, and 3 read six books.  5 + 6 + 5 + 6 + 5 + 3 = 30, so the correct answer is 30.

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