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ACT Math – Trigonometry Sample Question

One of the main differences between ACT Math and SAT Math is that the ACT tests trigonometry, while the SAT does not. So, what kinds of trig questions can you expect to see on the ACT? Consider the following typical … Continue reading

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FUN with FUNctions! – Quadratic Functions

Okay, so we tricked you into clicking this link by telling you it would be fun, but functions are important for both the SAT and the ACT, so sit tight and read through; anyway, we’ve made this explanation as painless … Continue reading

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PSAT/SAT & ACT Math Attack – The Greatest Integer

This week’s PSAT/SAT & ACT Math Attack focuses on the values of integers, with particular attention being given to the values of negative integers. If you’re not careful, it’s very easy for a mental error to cause you to miss an … Continue reading

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PSAT/SAT & ACT Math Attack – Super Bowl Sunday

The PSAT/SAT & ACT are notorious for asking complicated questions about seemingly simple concepts; this is one reason the PSAT & SAT Math sections can be so difficult. Following College Compass’ Math Sample Questions will help you understand the concepts behind … Continue reading

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PSAT/SAT & ACT Math Attack – Two Problems Today

1) 2 times a certain number is 4 less than the number, what is the number? -4 -2 1 2 3   Explanation: The first step is to express what you see in words in a mathematical equation you can … Continue reading

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PSAT/SAT & ACT Math Attack – Percent of Integers

The PSAT & SAT are notorious for asking complicated questions about seemingly simple concepts; this is one reason the PSAT & SAT Math sections can be so difficult. Following College Compass’ SAT Math Attack series will help you understand the … Continue reading

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PSAT/SAT & ACT Math Attack – Ice Rink Party

To rent a room for a party at an ice-skating rink, the charge is $50 per hour plus $2 per person attending the party. Which of the following functions represents the charge, in dollars, to rent a room at the … Continue reading

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PSAT/SAT & ACT Math Attack – Geometry

Geometry Problem #1 The PSAT & SAT are notorious for asking complicated questions about seemingly simple concepts; this is one reason the PSAT & SAT Math sections can be so difficult. Following College Compass’ SAT Math Attack series will help … Continue reading

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