UPPER LEVEL SSAT SAMPLE QUESTION: Percent Problems
Here’s a SSAT sample question to help you practice the type of percent problem you may find on the quantitative section of the Upper Level SSAT.
What are Percentages?
Percent (%) means hundredths or number out of 100, so that 40/100 = 40 percent, and 3 is 75 percent of 4 (because 3/4 = 75/100 = 75 percent).
SSAT Sample Question for Percentage Problems
Lucy takes five math tests and scores an average of 71%. The teacher decides to delete one of her tests, making her new average 76%. What was Lucy’s grade on the deleted test?
[( 5 × 71) – x]/4 = 76
355 − x = 304
x = 51
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