What to Expect on the Revised SAT: Math

The College Board claims that the Revised SAT Math will “require a stronger command of fewer, more important topics.” Considering that I personally managed to get two liberal arts degrees without ever having to demonstrate my ability (or lack there

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

PSAT/SAT Math Attack – Raised to the (1/2) Power

Today we will be looking at an SAT Math sample question of the grid-in variety. As the only questions on the test (aside from the essay prompt) that are not multiple choice, the grid-ins can seem intimidating, but it is

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

PSAT/SAT & ACT Math Attack – Number Properties

“If xyz =  0 and x < y < z, which of the following CANNOT be true?”

A) x^2 = z^2

B) xy = yz

PSAT/SAT & ACT Math Attack – Two Problems Today

1) 2 times a certain number is 4 less than the number, what is the number?

1. -4
2. -2
3. 1
4. 2
5. 3

Explanation: The first step is to express what you see in words in a mathematical equation

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

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

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