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Isee Guide

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Sample Questions

Directions: Answer the following sample questions. Select the answer that best illustrates numbers and
operations. Darken the circle for your answer choice in the sample answer sheet at the bottom of the
page. After you finish answering the questions, turn to the next page and evaluate your answers.

1. The teacher drew these shapes on the board.

What fraction of the shapes are squares?

(A) 1
8

(B) 1
4

(C) 3
8

(D) 1
2

2. Josh is estimating 4.17 3.9 to determine if his answer is reasonable. Which is the best way for
him to estimate?

(A) 4 × 3
(B) 4 × 4
(C) 5 × 3
(D) 5 × 4

Students should be able to use rational numbers to
accurately compute addition and subtraction using fractions and decimals;
make reasonable estimations using fractions and decimals; and
find equivalent forms of fractions, decimals, and percents.

What to Expect on the ISEE

Sample Test Questions – Mathematics Achievement

48

Answers to Sample Questions

Sample Question 1:

The correct answer to the question is answer choice (B), 1

4.

One way the answer can be found is by

1. counting the total number of shapes (8);

2. counting how many squares there are among the 8 shapes (2);

3. thinking of squares out of 8 shapes as a fractional number (2

8);

4. being sure that the fractional number is in its lowest term (2 2
8 2


=1

4).

Sample Question 2:

The correct answer to the question is answer choice (B), 4 × 4.

One way the answer can be found is by

1. rounding 4.17 to the nearest whole number (4); and

2. rounding 3.9 to the nearest whole number (4).

What to Expect on the ISEE

Sample Test Questions – Mathematics Achievement

49

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