Barron's PSAT/NMSQTThis updated manual prepares high school students for the preliminary version of the SAT college entrance exam, the PSAT. The test also functions as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT), which gives students a chance to qualify for valuable college scholarships. The opening section of Barron's updated fifteenth edition familiarizes students with the PSAT test format, and includes sample questions and detailed testtaking advice. Students are shown how the test is scored, and are offered tips on how to approach each of the test's different question types. The book's main features include:

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Contents
How to Approach the PSATNMSQT  6 
It introduces you to the nonmultiplechoice questions in the Mathematics section  7 
Sample PSAT Questions  12 
Section 2  17 
Writing Skills  21 
KNOW YOUR STRENGTHS  27 
Section 3  31 
Section 4  59 
Fractions and Decimals  272 
Averages  291 
Solving Equations and Inequalities  302 
Word Problems  308 
Triangles  318 
Quadrilaterals  328 
Coordinate Geometry  346 
Miscellaneous Topics  354 
Building Your Vocabulary  133 
It contains a separate chapter that reviews every math topic you need to know  186 
Expression  207 
high on the PSAT  211 
Improving Paragraphs  213 
Section 5  228 
CRITICAL READING  229 
Tactics and Strategies  241 
Practice Exercises  257 
Mathematics  261 
Interpretation of Data  363 
Functions  369 
Four Practice Tests  375 
Practice Test 2  413 
This  426 
Practice Test 3  451 
Practice Test 4  491 
After the PSATNMSQT  529 
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Barron's How to Prepare for the Psat/Nmsqt: Psat/National Merit Scholarship ... Sharon Green,Ira K. Wolf No preview available  2004 
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