SAT For Dummies, 7th Editon

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504 pages

Book Description

This new edition of The For Dummiesgives you the 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 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 Police
Chapter 10: Practicing Grammar Problems: Recognizing Your Mistakes

Part IV: Take a Number, Any Number: The 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: 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:
  • Length: 504 pages
  • Edition: 7
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2010-08-09
  • ISBN-10: 047067752X
  • ISBN-13: 9780470677520