Cliffs Math Review for Standardized Tests

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Cliffs Notes, 1985 - Study Aids - 422 pages
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The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps.

Math Review for Standardized Tests is for anyone who is planning to take the *SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, *PSAT, CBEST, NTE, or any other standardized test. You get a fighting chance at success by focusing squarely on a test-oriented math review. Each review section includes:

  • A diagnostic test to spot areas that need special attention
  • Rules and concepts with examples
  • Practice problems
  • Complete (and understandable) explanations
  • A review test

If your math skills are shaky, this guide will refresh your memory by reintroducing mathematical rules and concepts you've learned but since forgotten. Glossaries assist your understanding of math terms used in the problems and explanations. Math Review for Standardized Tests covers these areas of math:

  • Arithmetic, including rounding off, positives and negatives, fractions, decimals, percentages, scientific notation, exponents, square roots, statistics, measures
  • Algebra, including sets, variables, expressions, ratios, factoring, proportions, monomials, polynomials, quadratic equations, inequalities, roots and radicals.
  • Geometry, including angles, lines, polygons, triangles, Pythagorean Theorem, quadrilaterals, circles, congruence and similarity, and solid figures
  • Word problems, including simple and compound interest, ratio and proportion, motion, percentages, ages, geometry, mixtures

With guidance from the CliffsTestPrep series, you'll feel at home in any standardized-test environment!

*SAT and PSAT are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.

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Review: CliffsNotes Math Review for Standardized Tests, 2nd Edition

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

If you need a review of the basics, this is the best you can get. Straightforward, clear, consise. Read full review

Review: CliffsNotes Math Review for Standardized Tests, 2nd Edition

User Review  - Atheer Suliman - Goodreads

A must for any standardized test taker. I recommend studying it before starting any specific exam book unless you're a fresh graduate and remember your math well. Read full review

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About the author (1985)

Jerry Bobrow, Ph.D. is director of Bobrow Test Preparation Services, which administers programs for thirty colleges and universities throughout California. Two of his degrees are in mathematics, which he has taught for over seventeen years. Dr. Bobrow's services have been requested by state boards of education, teachers' associations, universities and school districts throughout the country.

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