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SAT For Dummies, with Online Practice - Geraldine Woods

SAT For Dummies, with Online Practice

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Published: 16th February 2016
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The easy way to prepare for the SAT

The College Board has announced a redesign to the SAT in the spring of 2016. There's no doubt that students, parents, and educators are clamoring for a revised and authoritative resource on the latest iteration of this important standardized test. Packed with loads of concept review and practice questions that cover everything you can expect to encounter on the math, reading, and writing sections-and complemented with one-year access to additional SAT practice online-this 2016/2017edition of SAT For Dummies covers everything you need to increase your chances of scoring higher and getting into the college of your dreams.

The SAT is administered annually to more than 2 million students at approximately 6,000 test centers located in more than 170 countries. Nearly every college in America accepts the SAT or SAT Subject Test as part of its admission process. Written by veteran For Dummies author and test preparation guru Geraldine Woods, 2016/2017 SAT For Dummies breaks down the topics covered on the redesigned SAT into easily digestible parts and gives you ample practice opportunities to pinpoint where you need more help and go on to master every subject.

  • Offers strategies to stay focused on SAT test day
  • Helps you gauge how you measure up as you prepare for the SAT
  • Includes tips on how to manage your time wisely
  • Provides practice problems and exercises in print and digital formats to take your skills to the next level

If the thought of preparing for the SAT makes you sweat, fear not! 206/2017 SAT For Dummies takes the intimidation out of the exam and arms you with the confidence and know-how you need to make it your minion.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with the SAT 5

Chapter 1: Erasing the Worry: Getting to Know the SAT 7

Chapter 2: Slow and Steady (Breathing) Wins the Race: Preparing for the Test 19

Part II: Comprehending SAT Reading Sections 27

Chapter 3: Decoding the SAT Reading Section 29

Chapter 4: Reading for Points: Practicing Critical Reading Passages 43

Part III: Getting the "Write" Answers: The Writing and Language Section 63

Chapter 5: Getting It in Writing: Answering Multiple-Choice Writing and Language Questions 65

Chapter 6: Bragging "Writes": Practicing Multiple-Choice Writing and Language Questions 77

Chapter 7: Writing Your Way to a High Score: The Essay 93

Chapter 8: Practicing Essays 107

Part IV: Take a Number, Any Number: The Mathematics Sections 119

Chapter 9: Meeting Numbers Head-On: The SAT Math Section 121

Chapter 10: Numb and Numbering: The Ins and Outs of Numbers and Operations 129

Chapter 11: Practicing Problems in Numbers and Operations 141

Chapter 12: X Marks the Spot: Algebra and Functions 149

Chapter 13: Practicing Problems in Algebra and Functions 161

Chapter 14: Checking More Figures Than an IRS Agent: Geometry and Trigonometry 171

Chapter 15: Practicing Problems in Geometry and Trigonometry 191

Chapter 16: Playing the Odds: Statistics and Probability 201

Chapter 17: Practicing Problems in Probability, Statistics, and Logic 211

Part V: Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Practice Tests 221

Chapter 18: Practice Exam 1 223

Chapter 19: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 265

Chapter 20: Practice Exam 2 289

Chapter 21: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 325

Part VI: The Part of Tens 349

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Maximize Your Score 351

Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Calm Down 355

Appendix 357

Index 365

ISBN: 9781118911754
ISBN-10: 111891175X
Audience: General
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 16th February 2016
Publisher: Wiley
Country of Publication: US
Edition Number: 9