### All ISEE Lower Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #154 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Mathematics Achievement

What is half of 28 ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number. So, in the problem

**half of 28**

we will first write **half** as a fraction. We know that **half** can be written as . So,

of

Now, we can multiply. We get

To multiply, we need to write 28 as a fraction. We know we can write whole numbers as fractions over 1. So, we get

Now, we can multiply straight across. We get

Therefore, half of 28 is 14.

### Example Question #155 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Mathematics Achievement

What is half of 12 ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.

Let's look at the problem.

**half of 12**

We will first write **half** as a fraction. We know **half** can be written as . So, we get

of

Now, we will multiply them together. So, we write

To multiply, we will write 12 as a fraction. We know that whole numbers can be written as fractions over 1. So, we get

Now, we will multiply straight across. We get

Therefore, half of 12 is 6.

### Example Question #71 : Whole And Part

What is of ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number. So, in the problem

of

we will write it like

Now, to multiply, we will write 27 as a fraction. We know that whole numbers can be written as fractions over 1. So,

Now, we will multiply straight across. We get

Therefore, of is .

### Example Question #72 : Whole And Part

What is of ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.

So, in the problem

of

we can write it like this:

Now, we will write 32 as a fraction. We know that whole numbers can be written as fractions over 1. So, we get

Now, we can multiply straight across. We get

Therefore, of is .

### Example Question #73 : Whole And Part

What is of ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.

So, in the problem

of

we can re-write it as

Now, to multiply, we will write 24 as a fraction. We know that a whole number can be written as a fraction over 1. So, we get

Now, we can multiply straight across. We get

Therefore, of is .

### Example Question #74 : Whole And Part

What is of ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.

So, in the problem

of

we can re-write it as

Now, to multiply, we will write 63 as a fraction. We know that whole numbers can be written as fractions over 1. So, we get

Now, we can simplify before we multiply to make things easier. The 7 and the 63 can both be divided by 7. So, we get

Now, we can multiply straight across. We get

Therefore, of is .

### Example Question #75 : Whole And Part

What is of ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.

So, in the problem

of

we can write it like this:

Now, we must write 75 as a fraction. We know that a whole number can be written as a fraction over 1. So, we get

Now, we can multiply straight across. We get

Therefore, of is .

### Example Question #76 : Whole And Part

What is of ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number. So, we get

Therefore, of is .

### Example Question #77 : Whole And Part

What is of ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find a fraction of a whole number, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number. So, we get

Therefore, of is .

### Example Question #78 : Whole And Part

What is half of 36 ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find a fraction of a whole, we will multiply the fraction by the whole number.

Now, we know "half" is the same as . So, we get

Therefore, half of 36 is 18.

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