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SAT Math For Dummies with Online Practice

Zegarelli, Mark


2. Edition November 2021
368 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-82836-5
John Wiley & Sons

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Go into the SAT relaxed and confident by preparing with this straightforward and practical math resource

A great math score on the SAT can unlock countless opportunities, especially in the STEM fields. With the help of SAT Math For Dummies, you'll have what it takes to succeed on this challenging section of the exam. This helpful guide offers the tools and techniques you need to hone your strengths, eliminate your weaknesses, and walk into the testing room poised and prepared to conquer the math section of the SAT.

You'll learn to tackle basic and advanced algebra, geometry, and trigonometry--with and without a calculator, just like you'll need to do on the test. The book also offers intuitive reviews of critical math concepts and skills - like evaluating, simplifying, and factoring algebra expressions - while preparing you for common pitfalls and traps that ensnare less prepared students.

This up-to-date resource will help you:
* Reduce test anxiety and stress by preparing with resources that mirror the tasks you'll have to perform on test day
* Master the time-management and other test-taking strategies you'll need to get the results you want
* Prove you're ready for the test by practicing with online resources that include three complete practice tests

Effective practice and preparation are the keys to succeeding on the math section of the SAT. And with SAT Math For Dummies in your arsenal, you'll have the strategies, knowledge, and skills that make extraordinary results possible.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with SAT Math 5

Chapter 1: Welcome to SAT Math 7

Chapter 2: Review of Pre-Algebra 17

Part 2: Conquering the Heart of Algebra 37

Chapter 3: Algebra I Reboot Part 1: Expressions 39

Chapter 4: Algebra I Reboot Part 2: Equations and Inequalities 53

Chapter 5: Linear Functions 67

Chapter 6: Systems of Equations 87

Part 3: Tackling Problem Solving and Data Analysis 105

Chapter 7: Ratios, Proportions, and Percentages 107

Chapter 8: Statistics and Probability 119

Chapter 9: Understanding Data and Information from Tables and Graphs 129

Part 4: Your Passport to Advanced Math 137

Chapter 10: Functions 139

Chapter 11: Polynomials 163

Chapter 12: Quadratic Functions 179

Chapter 13: Exponential and Radical Equations 207

Chapter 14: Geometry and Trigonometry 225

Chapter 15: Additional SAT Math Topics 245

Part 5: Practice Makes Perfect: SAT Math Section Practice Tests 257

Chapter 16: Practice SAT Math Test 1 259

Chapter 17: Answers and Explanations for Practice SAT Math Test 1 273

Chapter 18: Practice SAT Math Test 2 289

Chapter 19: Answers to Practice SAT Math Test 2 305

Part 6: The Part of Tens 321

Chapter 20: Ten Things You Will Almost Definitely See on Your SAT Math Test 323

Chapter 21: Ten Tips to Improve Your SAT Math Score 327

Chapter 22: Ten Tips to Be at Your Best on the SAT 331

Index 335
Mark Zegarelli is a math teacher and tutor. He graduated with degrees in math and English from Rutgers University. He has written a variety of educational books, including Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies.