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SAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice


SAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice


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von: Ron Woldoff

21,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 17.05.2022
ISBN/EAN: 9781119886808
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 400

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<p><b>Dummies helps you nail it on test day</b> <p>We don&rsquo;t need to tell you what the SAT is, because you already know that a high score on this college entrance exam can put you on the road to admission or even a scholarship at the school of your dreams. If you&rsquo;re one of the over 2 million students taking the SAT this year, you need <i>SAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice </i>to help you perform your best. Inside, you&rsquo;ll find everything you need to know about the test itself&mdash;what&rsquo;s on it, how to manage your time, and proven strategies to get your best possible score. Plus, we&rsquo;ll walk you through all the crucial content in each subject area, so you&rsquo;ll roll into the test room with confidence. <ul> <li>Work through practice SAT tests</li> <li>Show college admissions committees that you have what it takes to succeed</li> <li>Get a full math refresher so you can kill it on this much-feared test section</li> <li>Boost your chances of getting into your top choice school, maybe even with a scholarship</li></ul><p>With an extensively updated math section and revisions to keep things current, <i>SAT Prep 2023 For Dummies with Online Practice </i>is your ticket to a higher score on this year&rsquo;s test.
<p><b>Introduction</b><b> 1</b></p> <p>About This Book 1</p> <p>Icons Used in This Book 2</p> <p>Beyond the Book 3</p> <p>Where to Go from Here 3</p> <p><b>Part 1: Getting Started with the SAT</b><b> 5</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 1: What to Expect with the SAT</b><b> 7</b></p> <p>What About the ACT? 7</p> <p>So What&rsquo;s on the SAT? 8</p> <p>The SAT Will Be Going Online 9</p> <p>Signing Up Before Sitting Down: Registering for the SAT 9</p> <p>How to register 9</p> <p>When to take the test 10</p> <p>Special Needs Considerations 11</p> <p>Learning disabilities 11</p> <p>Physical issues 11</p> <p>Financial help 12</p> <p>Making the SAT Work for You as a Foreign Student 12</p> <p>Examining Your Mind: What the SAT Really Looks For 13</p> <p>Scoring on the SAT 14</p> <p>Types of scores 14</p> <p>Score reporting 14</p> <p><b>Chapter 2: Strategies for Success</b><b> 17</b></p> <p>Starting Early: The Long-Term Phase 17</p> <p>Moving Along: The Medium-Term Phase 18</p> <p>Getting Closer: The Short-Range Phase 19</p> <p>Planning It Out: What to Do the Night Before Your SAT 20</p> <p>It&rsquo;s All You: What to Do the Morning of Your SAT 20</p> <p>Bringing the right stuff 20</p> <p>Taking control of the tension 21</p> <p>Starting off 22</p> <p>Focusing during the test 22</p> <p>Pacing yourself 22</p> <p>It Isn&rsquo;t You: Testing Under Adverse Conditions 23</p> <p><b>Part 2: Taking on the SAT Reading Test</b><b> 25</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 3: Knowing the SAT Reading Test</b><b> 27</b></p> <p>Understanding the Reading Test 27</p> <p>Managing Your Time with Key Strategies 28</p> <p>Getting Each Question Right, Quickly, with More Key Strategies 29</p> <p>Answering the Best-Evidence Questions 30</p> <p>Putting the Strategies to Use 31</p> <p>Starting with the line-number questions 31</p> <p>Continuing with the detail questions 32</p> <p>Ending with the inference and main idea questions 32</p> <p>Taking on the Reading Passages 34</p> <p>Distancing with social studies 34</p> <p>Blinding me with science 36</p> <p>Saving the literature for last 38</p> <p><b>Chapter 4: Practicing the SAT Reading Test</b><b> 41</b></p> <p>Social Studies Passages 42</p> <p>Passage I Answers 45</p> <p>Passage II Answers 48</p> <p>Science Passages 49</p> <p>Passage III Answers 51</p> <p>Passage IV Answers 54</p> <p>Literature Passage 55</p> <p>Passage V Answers 57</p> <p><b>Part 3: Handling the Writing and Language Test and Writing a Killer Essay</b><b> 59</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 5: Gearing Up for the Writing and Language Test</b><b> 61</b></p> <p>Getting to Know the Writing and Language Test 61</p> <p>Managing Your Time with Simple Strategies 62</p> <p>Answering the easy questions before the hard questions 62</p> <p>Using the 9-minute rule, with a wristwatch 62</p> <p>Nailing the Common Questions 63</p> <p>Starting with grammar and punctuation 63</p> <p>Getting vocabulary in context 64</p> <p>Writing with style, logic, and organization 65</p> <p>Killing It Softly: The SAT Grammar Review 67</p> <p>Verb matching 67</p> <p>Easing verb tension 68</p> <p>Parallel writing 69</p> <p>Casing pronouns 69</p> <p>Using punctuation 70</p> <p>Wording in context 70</p> <p>Answers 73</p> <p>Taking It Further 73</p> <p><b>Chapter 6: Practicing the Writing and Language Test</b><b> 75</b></p> <p>Passage I 75</p> <p>Passage I Answers 78</p> <p>Passage II 79</p> <p>Passage II Answers 82</p> <p>Passage III 83</p> <p>Passage III Answers 85</p> <p>Passage IV 86</p> <p>Passage IV Answers 89</p> <p><b>Chapter 7: Preparing for the Essay</b><b> 91</b></p> <p>Deciding Whether to Write the Essay 91</p> <p>Knowing the Assignment 92</p> <p>Knowing What the Essay Scorers Look For 92</p> <p>Getting Started 94</p> <p>Identifying Other Persuasive Techniques 96</p> <p>Appeals to logic, authority, and emotion 96</p> <p>Diction and tone 96</p> <p>Organization 97</p> <p>Other techniques 97</p> <p>Trying Out a Sample Essay Question 98</p> <p>The question 98</p> <p>The answer 99</p> <p>Scoring your own essay 101</p> <p>Examining graded responses 101</p> <p><b>Chapter 8: Practicing Your Essay</b><b> 105</b></p> <p>Practice Essay I &mdash; Momentum: Igniting Social Change 105</p> <p>Reading the prompt 105</p> <p>Constructing your essay 107</p> <p>Scoring your essay 109</p> <p>Practice Essay II &mdash; Addressing Mathematical Innumeracy 109</p> <p>Reading the prompt 109</p> <p>Constructing the essay 110</p> <p>Scoring your essay 112</p> <p>Practice Essay III &mdash; Nonsexist Language 112</p> <p>Reading the prompt 112</p> <p>Constructing the essay 114</p> <p>Scoring your essay 115</p> <p><b>Part 4: Owning the SAT Math Tests</b><b> 117</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 9: Meeting Numbers Head-On: The SAT Math Tests</b><b> 119</b></p> <p>Starting with Formulas 120</p> <p>Gridding Your Answers 121</p> <p>Getting Familiar with the Math Tests 122</p> <p><b>Chapter 10: Simplifying Numbers and Operations</b><b> 125</b></p> <p>Simplifying the Basics 125</p> <p>Starting with types of numbers 125</p> <p>Using order of operations 127</p> <p>Simplifying Numbers and Operations 128</p> <p>Simplifying prime numbers 128</p> <p>Simplifying percents 128</p> <p>Simplifying ratios 130</p> <p>Simplifying conversions 132</p> <p>Simplifying exponents 133</p> <p>Simplifying square and cube roots 138</p> <p>Simplifying imaginary <i>i</i> 140</p> <p>Simplifying projections 142</p> <p><b>Chapter 11: Solving Algebra and Functions</b><b> 147</b></p> <p>Solving for <i>X</i> 147</p> <p>Solving for <i>x </i>with a number 147</p> <p>Solving for <i>x </i>with a <i>y</i> 148</p> <p>Solving for <i>x </i>in a radical 149</p> <p>Solving for <i>x </i>in a fraction 150</p> <p>Solving for <i>x </i>in a reciprocal fraction 151</p> <p>Solving for More Than One <i>X</i> 152</p> <p>Solving an absolute value 152</p> <p>Solving a quadratic 154</p> <p>Solving the difference of squares 157</p> <p>Solving an expression 159</p> <p>Setting Up Equations 161</p> <p>Setting up a story 161</p> <p>Setting up a sum of numbers 162</p> <p>Setting up interest 163</p> <p>Setting up rates of change 166</p> <p>Graphing Coordinate Geometry 168</p> <p>Graphing a line 169</p> <p>Graphing two lines 172</p> <p>Graphing an inequality 174</p> <p>Graphing a parabola 175</p> <p>Graphing a circle 179</p> <p>Graphing a function 181</p> <p><b>Chapter 12: Drawing Geometry and Trigonometry</b><b> 185</b></p> <p>Drawing Basic Shapes 186</p> <p>Drawing angles 186</p> <p>Drawing triangles 189</p> <p>Drawing rectangles and squares 194</p> <p>Drawing trapezoids and parallelograms 194</p> <p>Drawing circles 197</p> <p>Drawing overlapping shapes 198</p> <p>Drawing parts of circles 199</p> <p>Drawing 3-D Shapes 201</p> <p>Drawing rectangular solids and cubes 201</p> <p>Drawing cylinders and cones 203</p> <p>Drawing spheres 204</p> <p>Solving Trigonometry Problems 205</p> <p>Solving right triangles with SOH CAH TOA 206</p> <p>Solving unit circles and radians 208</p> <p>Solving trigonometric equations 211</p> <p><b>Chapter 13: Measuring Statistics and Probability</b><b> 213</b></p> <p>Measuring the Mean, Median, and Mode 213</p> <p>Measuring the mean 213</p> <p>Measuring the median and mode 214</p> <p>Measuring the range 215</p> <p>Measuring Probability 216</p> <p>Measuring Graph Data 217</p> <p>Measuring bar graphs 217</p> <p>Measuring circle or pie charts 218</p> <p>Measuring line graphs 218</p> <p>Measuring scatter plots 219</p> <p>Measuring multiple graphs 220</p> <p><b>Part 5: It&rsquo;s All You: Taking Practice SAT Exams</b><b> 223</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 14: Practice Exam 1</b><b> 225</b></p> <p>Answer Sheets 227</p> <p>Section 1: Reading Test 229</p> <p>Section 2: Writing and Language Test 240</p> <p>Section 3: Math Test &mdash; No Calculator Allowed 249</p> <p>Section 4: Math Test &mdash; Calculator Allowed 253</p> <p>Section 5: The Essay 262</p> <p><b>Chapter 15: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations</b><b> 265</b></p> <p>Answers for Section 1: Reading Test 265</p> <p>Answers for Section 2: Writing and Language Test 271</p> <p>Answers for Section 3: Math Test &mdash; No Calculator Allowed 275</p> <p>Answers for Section 4: Math Test &mdash; Calculator Allowed 279</p> <p>Answer Guidelines for Section 5: The Essay 286</p> <p>Reading 286</p> <p>Analysis 287</p> <p>Writing 288</p> <p>Scoring your essay 288</p> <p>Answer Key 289</p> <p><b>Chapter 16: Practice Exam 2</b><b> 291</b></p> <p>Answer Sheets 293</p> <p>Section 1: Reading Test 295</p> <p>Section 2: Writing and Language Test 305</p> <p>Section 3: Math Test &mdash; No Calculator Allowed 314</p> <p>Section 4: Math Test &mdash; Calculator Allowed 318</p> <p>Section 5: The Essay 325</p> <p><b>Chapter 17: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations</b><b> 327</b></p> <p>Answers for Section 1: Reading 327</p> <p>Answers for Section 2: Writing and Language Test 333</p> <p>Answers for Section 3: Math Test &mdash; No Calculator Allowed 337</p> <p>Answers for Section 4: Math Test &mdash; Calculator Allowed 341</p> <p>Answer Guidelines for Section 5: The Essay 347</p> <p>Reading 347</p> <p>Analysis 347</p> <p>Writing 348</p> <p>Scoring your essay 349</p> <p>Answer Key 350</p> <p><b>Chapter 18: How Did You Do? Scoring Your Practice SAT</b><b> 353</b></p> <p>Finding Your Reading and Writing Score 353</p> <p>Finding Your Math Test Score 357</p> <p>Finding Your Killer Essay Score 359</p> <p>Recording Your Final Scores 359</p> <p>First practice exam 359</p> <p>Second practice exam 359</p> <p>Third practice exam 360</p> <p>Fourth practice exam 360</p> <p><b>Part 6: The Part of Tens</b><b> 361</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 19: Ten Mistakes That Others Make That You Won&rsquo;t</b><b> 363</b></p> <p>You Won&rsquo;t Forget Your Wristwatch 363</p> <p>You Won&rsquo;t Bubble Everything at the End 364</p> <p>You Won&rsquo;t Let Your Calculator Batteries Die 364</p> <p>You Won&rsquo;t Run Out of Steam 364</p> <p>You Won&rsquo;t Forget Snacks and Water 364</p> <p>You Won&rsquo;t Work the Reading Test Questions in Order 364</p> <p>You Won&rsquo;t Rush Through the Questions 365</p> <p>You Won&rsquo;t Get Stuck on a Question 365</p> <p>You Won&rsquo;t Choke on the Essay 365</p> <p>You Won&rsquo;t Change Your Morning Routine 366</p> <p><b>Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Get the Most from Practice SATs</b><b> 367</b></p> <p>Practice an Entire SAT in One Sitting 367</p> <p>Practice Not Making Mistakes Under Pressure 367</p> <p>Practice with Others in the Room 368</p> <p>Practice as a Dress Rehearsal 368</p> <p>Practice Your Competitive Edge 368</p> <p>Practice Your Test-Taking Strategies 369</p> <p>Practice Using the Bubble Sheet 369</p> <p>Practice Finding Your Areas of Focus 369</p> <p>Review the Practice SAT Answers and Explanations 370</p> <p>Review the Practice SAT with Other Students 370</p> <p>Index 371</p>
<p><b>Ron Woldoff is founder of National Test Prep, where he helps students succeed on the GMAT, GRE, SAT, ACT, and PSAT. He’s the author of numerous Dummies test prep titles, including <i>GRE 2022 For Dummies</i> and <i>SAT: 1,001 Practice Questions For Dummies.</i></p>
<p><b>SATisfy your need for test prep</b></p> <p>The SAT<sup>®</sup> exam is—how can we put this?—pretty important. The SAT isn’t notorious for being a lot of fun, but<i> SAT<sup>®</sup> Prep 2023 For Dummies</i> makes studying and preparing for the test at least a little bit entertaining. You’ll learn what to expect on each part of the test, and we’ll help you brush up your knowledge so you can kill it on the reading, writing and language, and math sections. Full-length practice exams, complete with answer explanations, will get you warmed up and ready for your big day. College, here you come! <p><b>Inside…</b> <ul><b><li>Reviews of the key content tested on each SAT section</li> <li>Tips for scoring higher on test day</li> <li>Practice questions and tests</li> <li>Easy-to-understand explanations</li> <li>Strategies for doing your best</li> <li>Common mistakes to avoid</li></b></ul>

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