SAT Prep Guide 1600: Prep for the Perfect Score

SAT Prep Guide 1600: Prep for the Perfect Score

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780768941524
Publisher: Peterson's
Publication date: 07/18/2017
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 620,462
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 All about the SAT® Exam

The SAT® Exam: An Overview 3

Registering for the SAT® Exam 17

Scoring 18

Getting Ready for Test Day 20

Summing It Up 24

2 SAT® Reading: U.S. and World Literature Passages

About U.S. and World Literature Passages 28

Information and Ideas Questions 29

Words in Context Questions 41

Summing It Up 53

3 SAT® Reading: History and Social Studies Passages

About History and Social Studies Passages 55

Reading Tactics 57

Rhetoric Questions 60

Command of Evidence Questions 69

Summing It Up 77

4 SAT® Reading: Science Passages

About Science Passages 79

Synthesis Questions 80

Paired Passages 81

Informational Graphics 91

Summing It Up 99

5 Heart of Algebra

Problem Solving and Data Analysis: An Overview 135

Heart of Algebra Questions: An Overview 102

Manipulating Numbers and Expressions 103

Solving Heart of Algebra Questions 109

Creating and Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities 113

Working with Inequalities and Absolute Values 114

Heart of Algebra Practice 125

Summing It Up 132

6 Problem Solving and Data Analysis

Problem Solving and Data Analysis: An Overview 135

Ratios and Proportional Relationships, Percentages, and Units 136

Sneaky Averages 144

Representing Quantitative Data 149

Probabilities 150

Problem Solving and Data Analysis Practice 166

Summing It Up 179

7 Passport to Advanced Math

Passport to Advanced Math: An Overview 181

Functions 182

Quadratic Functions and Parabolas 190

Exponents and Exponential Functions 194

Polynomials 197

Passport to Advanced Math Practice 202

Summing It Up 211

8 Additional Topics in Math

Additional Topics in Math: An Overview 213

Lines, Angles, Triangles, and Circles 214

Area, Volume, and Density 220

Right Triangles, Circles, and Trigonometric Functions 231

Analytic Geometry-Equations of Lines and Circles 236

Additional Topics in Math Practice 242

Summing It Up 252

9 Expression of Ideas Questions

Expression of Ideas: An Overview 257

Organization Questions 258

Effective Language Use Questions 271

Attacking Passages and Expression of Ideas Questions for a Perfect Score 277

Expression of Ideas Practice 285

Summing It Up 292

10 Standard English Conventions Questions

Standard English Conventions: An Overview 296

Conventions of Punctuation 304

Conventions of Usage Questions 312

Attacking Standard English Conventions Questions for a Perfect Score 331

Standard English Conventions Practice 336

Summing It Up 342

11 The SAT® Essay

The SAT® Essay: An Overview 346

How the SAT® Essay Is Scored 348

Inside the Prompt 350

Preparing for Your SAT® Essay 355

Managing Your Time 359

Avoiding Common Mistakes 360

Getting a Perfect Score 362

An SAT® Essay Walk-Through 364

Practice Essay Prompt 373

Summing It Up 379

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