# Free SSAT Math Practice Questions

**1. The least common multiple of 8, 5, and 12 is:**

- 100
- 90
- 135
- 120

**2. The town of Cedar Hill has 750 television sets. If there are 1.5 television sets for each person, what is the population of Cedar Hill?**

- 1100
- 1125
- 500
- 1000

**3. Which of the following is less than 2/3?**

- 6/9
- 5/8
- 3/4
- 7/10

**4. .265 x 4000 is equivalent to:**

- 26.5 x 4
- 265 x 40
- 265 x 4
- 26.5 x 400

**5. Approximately what percentage of 160 is 35?**

- 22%
- 25%
- 20%
- 15%

**6. 3/5 + .705 + 2.6 =**

- 3.705
- 3.905
- 5.795
- 5.065

**7. (1.65 ^{4})^{6} =**

- 1.65
^{24} - 1.65
^{10} - 1.65
^{2} - 1.65
^{-2}

**8. The ratio of 4 feet to 2 inches is**

- 12:1
- 24:1
- 14:2
- 2:1

**9. 85.6 x 4.23 =**

- 362.088
- 36.2088
- 3620.88
- 36208.8

**10. 12.437 – 7.165**

- 5.272
- 5272
- 52.72
- 527.2

**Answer Key**

**1. D.** Any number that ends in 5 or 0 will be a multiple of 5. List the multiples of 8 and 12 until you find one that they have in common that also ends in either a 5 or 0.

**2. C.** 1.5 televisions / 1 person = 750 televisions / 500 people

**3. B.** Comparing the size of fractions can be made easier by converting the fractions to decimals.

**4. C.** This problem can be simplified by shifting the decimal point three places to the right in one number and three places to the left in the other.

**5. A.** Divide 35 by 160 and multiply by 100.

**6. B.** Before adding, convert the fraction to a decimal by dividing the numerator by the denominator.

**7. A.** In this kind of problem, the exponents must be multiplied together without any other change.

**8. B.** Remember that there are 12 inches in a foot.

**9. A.** Remember that in a multiplication problem involving decimals the product will have as many places to the right of the decimal point as the two factors combined.

**10. A.** Be sure to keep the decimal points aligned during this operation.

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