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ACT 2022 For Dummies with Online Practice

Hatch, Lisa Zimmer / Hatch, Scott A.

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8. Edition August 2021
544 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-81152-7
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Get your ACT together with this smart study guide!

For over 20 years, the fun-and-friendly Dummies ACT guides have helped college hopefuls like you crush it on test day and get into the schools of their dreams! ACT 2022 For Dummies makes it easy to pump up your English, math, science, and readings scores, and to write circles around the graders, if you choose to take the optional writing test. You're about to launch into the rest of your life! With book's straight-to-the-point explanations, practice questions, and full-length tests--and a side of laughter, courtesy of the teen-approved Dummies style--you can ace the ACT and start your college career with confidence.

Forgot how to solve for x? Can't tell your hyphens from your hypotheses? No worries! Review it all--or maybe figure it out for the first time--in no time with explanations that complement your teachers' lessons--and are definitely funnier. Then, figure out what you'll face on the ACT with practice exams, including explanations of every answer. By the time you make it to test day, you'll be stress-free and ready to succeed!
* Boost your chances of getting into the college of your dreams by earning higher scores on the ACT entrance exam
* Hit the books, Dummies style, with clear explanations of what's on the ACT and tips for smarter studying
* Practice till you're ready with flash cards, online practice tests, and drills on all the subject areas
* Understand the college admissions process and make sure your application stands out

Begin your post-high school journey on the right foot with ACT 2022 For Dummies!

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: Surviving the College Admissions Process 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 59

Part 3: Don't Count Yourself Out: The Math Test 65

Chapter 8: Number Nuts and Bolts 67

Chapter 9: Getting into Shapes: Geometry and Trig Review 89

Chapter 10: Algebra and Other Sleeping Aids 117

Chapter 11: Numb and Number: Acing the Mathematics Test 141

Chapter 12: More Fun than a Root Canal: Mathematics Practice Questions 151

Part 4: Time to Read the Riot ACT: The Reading Test 159

Chapter 13: This, Too, Shall Pass(age): Sailing through the Reading Test 161

Chapter 14: Where Are SparkNotes When You Need Them? Reading Practice Questions 171

Part 5: Studying Brain Defects in Laboratory Rats: The Science Test 177

Chapter 15: From Frankenstein to Einstein: Excelling on the Science Test 179

Chapter 16: Faking Atomic Ache Won't Get You out of This: Science Practice Questions 201

Part 6: Writing Rightly: The Optional Writing Test 209

Chapter 17: Excelling on Your Essay: The Writing Test Review 211

Chapter 18: Practicing Promptly with Practice Prompts: Essay Practice Questions 229

Part 7: Putting It All Together with Three Full-Length Practice ACTs 233

Chapter 19: Practice Exam 1 235

Chapter 20: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 283

Chapter 21: Practice Exam 2 325

Chapter 22: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 367

Chapter 23: Practice Exam 3 411

Chapter 24: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations 457

Part 8: The Part of Tens 503

Chapter 25: Ten Wrong Rumors about the ACT 505

Chapter 26: Attention, Parents! Ten Ways You Can Help Your Child Succeed on the ACT 509

Index 513
Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, and Scott A. Hatch, JD, are test-prep gurus. They have been helping students excel on standardized tests and navigate the college admissions process since 1987. They have written curricula and taught students through live lectures, online forums, DVDs, and independent study, and have authored numerous test-prep texts.