Manage your time and ace the mathematics section of the SAT Scoring well on the mathematics section of the SAT exam isn't guaranteed by getting good grades in Algebra and Geometry. Turn to SAT Math For Dummies for expert advice on translating your classroom success into top scores. Loaded with test-taking strategies, two practice tests, and hundreds of problems with detailed solutions and explanations, SAT Math For Dummies helps you maximize your scores in no time. Review key math concepts and then step through example and sample problems and solutions presented in the same multiple choice and grid-in formats you'll experience on the SAT Offers an expert review of core mathematic concepts as well as ample opportunity for practice Improve important skills such as estimation and number sense SAT Math For Dummies gives you expert tips on how to make the best use of the limited time allowed and get your best possible score!
Introduction. Part I: Making Plans for This SATurday: An Overview of SAT Math. Chapter 1: SAT Math Basics. Chapter 2: Testing 1-2-3: SAT Math Test-Taking Skills. Part II: Did They Really Cover This Stuff in School? A Review of Math Skills. Chapter 3: The Numbers Game: Arithmetic Review. Chapter 4: Return of the X-Men: Reviewing Algebra. Chapter 5: Picture Perfect: Reviewing Geometry. Chapter 6: Functions and Coordinate Geometry. Chapter 7: From the Grab Bag: A Variety of Other SAT Math Skills. Part III: Your Problems Are Solved! SAT Problem-Solving Techniques. Chapter 8: What’s in a Word? SAT Word Problems. Chapter 9: SAT Math Strategy. Part IV: Practice Makes Perfect: SAT Math Practice Tests. Chapter 10: Practice Test 1. Chapter 11: Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 1. Chapter 12: Practice Test 2. Chapter 13: Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 2. Chapter 14: Practice Test 3. Chapter 15: Answers and Explanations to Practice Test 3. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 16: Ten Tips to Improve Your SAT Math Score. Chapter 17: Ten Tips to Be at Your Best on the SAT. Index.
Mark Zegarelli holds degrees in math and English from Rutgers University. He is a math tutor and writer with over 25 years of professional experience. Zegarellli has written numerous Dummies books, including LSAT Logic Games For Dummies and Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies.
Manage your time and ace the mathematics sections of the SAT Scoring well on the mathematics sections of the SAT isn't guaranteed by getting good grades in algebra and geometry. Loaded with test-taking strategies, three practice tests, and hundreds of problems with detailed solutions and explanations, this is your go-to guide for making the best use of the limited time allowed and getting your best possible score! Demystify SAT math — get an overview of the SAT math topics you'll need to know: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, coordinate geometry, and more Brush up on basics — refresh your knowledge of the basic math skills you'll apply on the exam, and discover the formulas you'll need to know Solve your way to success — pull together everything you've learned and discover how to approach and solve the types of word problems you'll see on the actual exam Put your skills to the test — answer practice questions throughout the book, plus take three full-length practice tests with detailed answers and explanations at the end of the book Make the most of your time — discover the best ways to utilize your study time between now and exam day, as well as how to keep yourself on track on the big day Open the book and find: When to use a calculator (and which kinds are permitted) Advice on answering grid-in questions and word problems Reviews of the math topics you need to know The 411 on algebra, geometry, and more Straightforward explanations of statistics SAT problem-solving techniques How to work with decimals, fractions, and square roots Ten tips to take to the test Learn to: Score high on the mathematics sections of the SAT Identify question types (including those designed to confuse you) Manage your time during the exam Perfect your skills with three practice tests