### All SSAT Upper Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Which of the following is one more than ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Rewrite as follows:

, so .

Add one:

### Example Question #2 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Which of the following is three times ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Since ,

### Example Question #3 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Which of the following is 80% of ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

80% of a number is equal to multiplied by that number, so 80% of is

Since ,

.

### Example Question #4 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Which of the following is increased by 25%?

**Possible Answers:**

The correct answer is not among the other responses.

**Correct answer:**

A number increased by 25% is 125%, or , multiplied by the number. increased by 25% is therefore

, so

### Example Question #5 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Decrease by 12.5%. What is the result?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Decreasing a number by 12.5% is the same as taking 87.5% of a number, or multiplying it by

.

, so

### Example Question #4 : Algebraic Fractions

Change to a mixed number

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To convert from a fraction to a mixed number we must find out how many times the denominator goes into the numerator using division and the remainder becomes the new fraction.

### Example Question #6 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Write as a mixed fraction.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Divide the numerator by the denominator.

Now, the whole number part will be . Write the remainder on top of the denominator to get the fraction.