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I'm in calc...so i figure that'll help

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I'm in calc...so i figure that'll help

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It won't.UESolarElect said:I'm in calc...so i figure that'll help

Seriously, the math section of the SAT covers arithmetic, algebra, and trigonometry. You should also expect 1-2 questions on very basic probability and statistics.

The best tips I can give you are these:

1. Don't do any algebra. If you have an equation, just plug the answers in and take the one that satisfies it.

2. Draw pictures for geometry questions.

3. Be wary of "extreme" answers (high or low), particulrly when words such as

4. The exam gets steadily more difficult as you move through a subsection of the exam (except for Grid-In questions). For instance if you are in the Problem Solving subsection of a section, you can count on the first problem being the easiest and the last being the most difficult. Just know that the first and the last problems are worth the same, so don't waste too much time on the last ones.

I used to teach for The Princeton Review, so if you have any specific questions let me know.

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also take notice that he said

I just took it today. I missed 2 questions on the math!!!!! One of those things that you figure out after you turn it in. They were the "dumb" mistakes, like not taking into account an even number or reducing wrong.

Yeah, I hope I got the award too. But I figure since I made a couple stupid mistakes, I'm out of the running.

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Perfect Score in math

not even close in English and Reading

dont' worry about the math its very easy stuff... easier than even SAT

just relax

it matters more to study the area u are weekest in even if you dont' get a perfect in math you won't probably miss very many focus on the other two sections

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I taught PSAT courses too. It's written by the same people (ETS), and draws from the same pool of problems. The only difference is that it's shorter, and it doesn't use the difficult problems. But all the SAT strategies work for the PSAT.PRodQuanta said:also take notice that he saidPSAT, which isn't the SAT at all,

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IS IT REALLY WORTH it.. do you think you could teach me the basics of what they taught there?.. though now with the new SAT=/

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That depends on what you want, and how hard you are willing to work. Some of my students went up by 200 points overall. Is that worth a grand to you?Euphoriet said:IS IT REALLY WORTH it..

I can offer tips and answer questions of course. But teaching the course online is a major time committment which I don't think I can make.do you think you could teach me the basics of what they taught there?.. though now with the new SAT=/

Unless you've got $1000, that is.

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