SAT DeMYSTiFieD

Overview

Unwrap the winning strategies for a high SAT score

Don’t let three little letters fill you with dread. SAT DeMYSTiFieD is your guide through the study process for this major exam, filled with tips and strategies that will help you succeed on test day.

Written by test prep experts, SAT DeMYSTiFieD presents their proven methods for conquering the verbal, math, and writing sections of the exam. Each strategy is presented in easy-to-remember ...

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Overview

Unwrap the winning strategies for a high SAT score

Don’t let three little letters fill you with dread. SAT DeMYSTiFieD is your guide through the study process for this major exam, filled with tips and strategies that will help you succeed on test day.

Written by test prep experts, SAT DeMYSTiFieD presents their proven methods for conquering the verbal, math, and writing sections of the exam. Each strategy is presented in easy-to-remember “steps,” with simple keywords that you can instantly recall on test day when it’s crunch time. The accompanying drills and quizzes give you a chance to put these steps into action and review what you’ve learned (and what you need to work on more). With winning tactics and solid practice, you’ll be fully prepared to tackle the SAT.

This fast and easy guide features:

  • Step-by-step guidance on tackling the different sections of the SAT
  • Guided practice problems and explanations of their correct answers
  • Expert tricks for conquering SAT questions
  • Three full-length practice tests at the end of the book

Perfect for dedicated study worms and late-night crammers alike, SAT DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to mastering this challenging exam.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071752954
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/22/2011
  • Series: Demystified Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 771,550
  • Product dimensions: 8.92 (w) x 7.38 (h) x 1.32 (d)

Meet the Author

Alexandra Mayzler

Alexandra Mayzler is the founder of Thinking Caps Tutoring (TCT), a full service educational company that helps students acquire the fundamental skills and confidence they need to succeed at any point in their educational path, from primary and secondary school, to college and beyond.

Joseph Daniele is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Quantitative Methods in Educational Psychology at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Joseph is a high school mathematics teacher in New York City and a mathematics tutor and curriculum designer for the Thinking Caps Tutoring.

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Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTIONChapter 1. About the BookChapter 2. About the TestPART II VERBAL SECTION Chapter 3. Sentence CompletionQuizChapter 4. Reading ComprehensionQuizVERBAL SECTION Answer KeyPART III WRITING SECTION Chapter 5. EssayEssay DrillsChapter 6. Improving SentencesQuizChapter 7. Identifying sentence errorsQuizChapter 8. Improving ParagraphsQuizWRITING SECTION Answer KeyPART III MATH SECTIONChapter 9. NumbersOdd & Even NumbersExponentsRadicalsScientific NotationUnions Absolute ValuesSymbolic RulesQuizChapter 10. AlgebraAlgebraic ExpressionsAlgebraic EqualitiesAlgebraic InequalitiesSystems of EquationsQuizChapter 11. Measures of Central Tendency & SequencesMeanMedianModeRangeProbabilitySequencesQuizChapter 12. Coordinate GeometryCoordinatesDistanceSlopeParallel & Perpendicular LinesLine EquationsDistance Along a PathQuizChapter 13. GeometryTrianglesQuadrilateralsCirclesInscribed & Circumscribed PolygonsLocusVolumeAreaQuizChapter 14. ProportionsSimple RatiosPercentsInverse & Direct ProportionHarmonic MeanQuizChapter 15. FunctionsQuadraticExponential Growth & DecayIntersectionsFactoring & ZerosEvaluating TransformationsQuizMATH SECTION Answer KeyPART IV PRACTICE TESTSChapter 16. TCT Compass: Personal Strategy for the SATChapter 17. Test 1 Answers and ExplanationsChapter 18. Test 2 Answers and ExplanationsAppendices I. Night before the exam hint sheetII. Checklist III. Math factsIV. Vocabulary

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