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ACT Prep 2024 For Dummies with Online Practice

Hatch, Lisa Zimmer / Hatch, Scott A.


10. Auflage Juli 2023
560 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-394-18342-5
John Wiley & Sons

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The time to ACT is now

ACT Prep 2024 For Dummies helps you ace the ACT and begin your post-high school journey on the right foot. Inside, find everything you need to know about what's on the test, plus strategies for how to maximize your score. Power through the reading comprehension and English sections, solve all those equations, know your science stuff, and show college admissions committees what you're really made of. This friendly Dummies guide walks you through all the crucial content in each subject area with easy-to-understand explanations, flashcards, and online practice tests. Create a study plan that works for you, week-by-week, so you'll be ready when test day arrives.
* Test your knowledge on three full-length ACT practice tests
* Impress college admissions committees by scoring your highest
* Get a full math refresher so you can score your highest on this much-feared test section
* Qualify for scholarships and boost your chances of getting into your top choice school

ACT Prep 2024 For Dummies will help you boost your score on this critical exam.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Coming to Terms with Reality: An Overview of the ACT 7

Chapter 1: Getting Your ACT Together: ACT 101 9

Chapter 2: Succeeding on the ACT 17

Chapter 3: Forming an ACT Study Plan 21

Part 2: Serving Your "Sentence": The English Test 27

Chapter 4: Mastering the English Test 29

Chapter 5: Getting a Grip on Grammar and Usage 35

Chapter 6: Spotting Usage Errors and Ripping through Rhetorical Questions 45

Chapter 7: It's Not What You Say but How You Say It: English Practice Questions 61

Part 3: Don't Count Yourself Out: The Math Test 67

Chapter 8: Numbers Nuts and Bolts 69

Chapter 9: Getting into Shapes: Geometry and Trig Review 91

Chapter 10: Algebra and Other Sleeping Aids 119

Chapter 11: Numb and Number: Acing the Mathematics Test 143

Chapter 12: More Fun than a Root Canal: Mathematics Practice Questions 153

Part 4: Time to Read the Riot ACT: The Reading Test 161

Chapter 13: This, Too, Shall Pass(age): Sailing through the Reading Test 163

Chapter 14: Where Are SparkNotes When You Need Them? Reading Practice Questions 173

Part 5: Studying Brain Defects in Laboratory Rats: The Science Test 179

Chapter 15: From Frankenstein to Einstein: Excelling on the Science Test 181

Chapter 16: Faking Atomic Ache Won't Get You out of This: Science Practice Questions 203

Part 6: Writing Rightly: The Optional Writing Test 213

Chapter 17: Excelling on Your Essay: The Writing Test Review 215

Chapter 18: Practicing Promptly with Practice Prompts: Essay Practice Questions 233

Part 7: Putting It All Together with Three Full-Length Practice ACTs 237

Chapter 19: Practice Exam 1 239

Chapter 20: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 287

Chapter 21: Practice Exam 2 329

Chapter 22: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 371

Chapter 23: Practice Exam 3 415

Chapter 24: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations 461

Part 8: The Part of Tens 507

Chapter 25: Ten Wrong Rumors about the ACT 509

Chapter 26: Attention, Parents! Ten Ways You Can Help Your Child Succeed on the ACT 513

Index 517
Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, and Scott A. Hatch, JD, have been helping students excel on standardized tests and navigate the college admissions process since 1987. They have written curricula and taught students internationally through live lectures, online forums, DVDs, and independent study, and have authored numerous test-prep texts.