### All SSAT Middle Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #11 : How To Find Percentage

The above rectangle is divided into squares of equal size. What percent of the rectangle is shaded in?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

8 of the 10 squares - of the rectangle - is shaded in, so

of rectangle is shaded.

### Example Question #11 : How To Find Percentage

What percent of the above figures have been shaded in?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

There are twelve figures, five of which have been shaded in, so of the figures are shaded; this is

Since , this is equal to of the figure.

### Example Question #51 : Percentage

is 30% of and 60% of .

What percent of is ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

is 30% of , so

is 60% of , so

To determine what percent of is, evaluate:

### Example Question #17 : How To Find Percentage

What percent of the above figures are circles?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

There are twelve figures, six of which are circles. This is

of the figures.

### Example Question #51 : Percentage

is of .

is 2.5 % of .

What percent of is ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

For the sake of simplicity, since this reasoning is independent of the actual value of , we will assume that . Then is of 100, or simply , and is 2.5% of 100, or simply 2.5. To find out what percent is of , evaluate:

### Example Question #12 : How To Find Percentage

is 20% of and of .

What percent of is ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

20% of a number is of that number, so . Equivalently,

of a number is of that number, so . Equivalently,

To find out what percent is of , evaluate:

.

### Example Question #52 : Percentage

is 40% of . is 72% of .

What percent of is ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

is 40 % of , or ; is 72% of , or .

To find out what percent is of , evaluate:

.