# SAT For Dummies, 7th Editon

## Book Description

This new edition of *The SAT For Dummies*gives you the information you need to focus on those areas that are most problematic and to ensure that you achieve the best possible score. Whether you're struggling with math, reading, or writing essays, this updated guide offers advice for tackling the toughest questions, as well as hints and tips for making the most of the time available to complete each section.

- Features four full-length practice tests (two more than prior editions) with detailed answers and explanations
- Provides reviews of foundational concepts for every section, from identifying root words and the correct use of commas to solving math word problems and using the quadratic formula
- Includes complete explanations for every question type and practice problems for every section of the test

*The SAT For Dummies* gives you the edge you need to successfully achieve the highest score possible!

### Table of Contents

Part I: Surveying the Field: An Overview of the SAT

Chapter 1: Pouring Your Brain into Little Ovals: The SAT

Chapter 2: Getting Ready, Set, and Going: Preparing for the SAT

Part II: Comprehending the SAT: The Critical Reading Sections

Chapter 3: Reading between (and on) the Lines: The Critical Reading Section

Chapter 4: Practicing Critical Reading Passages: Reading for Points

Chapter 5: Filling In the Blanks: Sentence Completions

Chapter 6: Practicing Sentence Completions

Part III: Getting the “Write” Answers: The Writing Sections

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

Chapter 8: Practicing Essays

Chapter 9: Joining the Grammar Police

Chapter 10: Practicing Grammar Problems: Recognizing Your Mistakes

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

Chapter 11: Meeting Numbers Head-On: The SAT Math Sections

Chapter 12: Numb and Numbering: The Ins and Outs of Numbers and Operations

Chapter 13: Practicing Problems in Numbers and Operations

Chapter 14: X Marks the Spot: Algebra and Functions

Chapter 15: Practicing Problems in Algebra and Functions

Chapter 16: Checking More Figures Than an IRS Agent: Geometry Review

Chapter 17: Practicing Problems in Geometry

Chapter 18: Playing the Odds: Statistics and Probability

Chapter 19: Practicing Problems in Probability, Statistics, and Logic

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

Chapter 20: Practice Exam 1

Chapter 21: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations

Chapter 22: Practice Exam 2

Chapter 23: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations

Chapter 24: Practice Exam 3

Chapter 25: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations

Chapter 26: Practice Exam 4

Chapter 27: Practice Exam 4: Answers and Explanations

Part VI: The Part of Tens

Chapter 28: Ten Ways to Maximize Your Score

Chapter 29: Ten Ways to Calm Down

Appendix: Scoring Your Exam

## Book Details

- Title: SAT For Dummies, 7th Editon
- Author: Geraldine Woods
- Length: 504 pages
- Edition: 7
- Language: English
- Publisher: For Dummies
- Publication Date: 2010-08-09
- ISBN-10: 047067752X
- ISBN-13: 9780470677520

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