Peterson's ACT Assessment for Brainiacs

Peterson's ACT Assessment for Brainiacs

by Peterson's, Mark A. Stewart


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780768913446
Publisher: Peterson's
Publication date: 08/25/2003
Series: Brainiacs Series
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: An ACT Book Built for Brainiacs1
Part IBrainstorming the ACT
Lesson 1How Do Brainiacs Gear Up for the ACT?4
Lesson 2What to Expect of the ACT10
Part IIThe ACT English Test
Lesson 3English Test Strategies24
Lesson 4Punctuation43
Lesson 5Parts of Speech56
Lesson 6Construction Shifts, Wordiness, Awkwardness, and Omissions73
Lesson 7Sentence Structure and Sense89
Lesson 8Usage and Idioms for Brainiacs103
Part IIIThe ACT Mathematics Test
Lesson 9Math Strategies116
Lesson 10Number Properties, Exponents, Roots, and Functions133
Lesson 11Advanced Algebra Concepts and Applications149
Lesson 12Plane Geometry and Right-Triangle Trigonometry166
Lesson 13Advanced Plane Geometry187
Lesson 14Coordinate Geometry and Trigonometric Graphs201
Lesson 15Statistics, Sets, Series, and Sequence219
Part IVThe ACT Reading Test
Lesson 16Reading Strategies238
Lesson 17Mind-Bending Reading Questions259
Part VThe ACT Science Reasoning Test
Lesson 18Science Reasoning Strategies282
Lesson 19Research Summaries302
Lesson 20Data Representation and Conflicting Viewpoints319
Part VIThe BRAiNiAC Challenge
Challenge 1English Questions340
Challenge 2Mathematics Questions348
Challenge 3Reading Questions358
Challenge 4Science Reasoning Questions369

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