Cracking the Act: 2000-2001

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Random House Information Group, Feb 1, 2000 - Study Aids - 400 pages
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PROVEN TECHNIQUES FOR SCORING HIGHER FROM THE WORLD'S #1 TEST-PREP COMPANY
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We don't try to teach you everything you need to know about English, math, and science, only the techniques you'll need to score higher on the ACT. "There's a big difference. In Cracking the ACT, 2000 Edition, we'll teach you how to think like the test-makers and
*Eliminate answer choices that look right but are planted to fool you
*Ace the English test by learning how to spot sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation errors quickly
*Crack ACT algebra problems by "plugging in" numbers in place of letters
*Score higher on reading comprehension by learning to zero in on main ideas, topic sentences, and key words
*Solve science reasoning problems by scanning the passage for critical words
"This book includes The Princeton Review Assessment, a full-length diagnostic exam that will predict your scores on both the ACT and the SAT. The questions in this test are just like the ones you'll find on the real ACT and SAT.

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Contents

How to Beat the ACT English Test
23
How to Beat the ACT Math Test
77
Graphing and Coordinate Geometry
167
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Geoff Martz attended Dartmouth College and Columbia University, joining The Princeton Review in 1985 as a teacher and writer.

Ted Silver is a graduate of Yale University, the Yale University School of Medicine, and the law school at the University of Connecticut.  He has been intensely involved in teh fields of education and testing since 1976, and has written several books and computer tutorials pertaining to those fields.

Kim Magloire is a graduate of Princeton University.  She joined The Princeton Review in 1984 as an SAT teacher, and has since taught The Princeton Review's SAT II, LSAT, GMAT, GRE, and MCAT programs.

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