Acing the New SAT I Math

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Greenhall Publishing, Sep 1, 2004 - Study Aids - 335 pages
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Acing the New SAT I Math is a test prep guide for the math sections of the new SAT I. The booktakes a learning fundamentals approach that sets it apart from other SAT materials. Written by a test prep teacher of ten years, Acing focuses on solid teaching and practice, to help students master all the skills they need for the SAT I math. The book covers all the math topics found on the new SAT I, organized by subject into twenty chapters. Each chapter contains a tutorial, exercise set, and solutions. Three full-length practice tests are provided at the end of the book.Because Acings emphasis is learning and mastering math concepts, the book includes 500+ practice problems (not including example problems or practice tests)more than are found in other test prep books. It also includes the most detailed solutions guides on the market, taking students step-by-step through each problem to help them identify their mistakes and hone their skills.Acing also seeks to eliminate the wordiness found in most other test prep books, employing a 2-column format in the tutorials. Key terms and illustrations in the left-hand column present the math concepts as clearly and concisely as possible. Example problems in the right-hand column enable students to simultaneously learn the application of these concepts.In all areas, Acing is designed with an emphasis on clear and direct teaching, and with the belief that practice is the best preparation for any exam, including a standardized test like the SAT. Skipping the tricks and gimmicks, Acing stands apart from all the other test prep guides on the market. The book is also written to be a stand-alone resource, so students can prepare for the SAT and PSAT on their own, independent of outside instruction.
 

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Contents

Properties of Numbers
5
Fractions Rational Expressions
17
Ratios and Proportions
27
Averages
37
Percents
45
Exponents and Radical Equations
55
Polynomials and Factoring
67
Solving Equations
79
Lines and Angles
149
Triangles
161
Quadrilaterals and Other Polygons
179
Circles
193
Solids
205
Data Interpretation Matrices and Scatter Plots
217
Number Sequences and Patterns
229
Sets Counting and Probability
241

Word Problems
93
Inequalities
105
Functions and Graphs
119
Coordinate Geometry
137
Answers and Explanations
273
Answers and Explanations
299
Answers and Explanations
325
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