The following is a great strategy question I received from a reader: My son previously scored a 680 in math. For his stretch schools, he would like to move his math score closer to their 75% range — 720 to 760. For discussion purposes, let’s assume that by the end of the test, there will Continue reading

# SAT Math

# 7 Forgotten SAT Math Concepts That Could Prevent You From an 800

1. Triangle Inequality Theorem Two sides of a triangle must add up to be greater than the third side. Example: In \(\triangle ABC\), \(AB\) has a length of \(3\) and \(BC\) has a length of \(4\). How many integer values are possible for the length of \(AC\)? Solution: The golden rule of any geometry problem Continue reading

# SAT Math Strategies That Work: Listing Things Out to Find Patterns

An extremely useful yet often forgotten strategy is listing things out. So many students overlook this strategy, dismissing it as non-mathematical, brute force, or inelegant, but as we’ll see, some questions can ONLY be done by listing things out to reveal patterns. To see how this works, here are three example SAT questions: 1. On Continue reading

# 12 Tricky SAT Math Questions to Inoculate Yourself

Just because the SAT has been revised doesn’t mean there aren’t any more tricky questions. In fact, there are just as many! And the best way to conquer tricky questions is to do tricky questions. All of these questions are based on official SAT math questions. Good luck! Tricky SAT Math Questions A calculator is Continue reading

# 12 Classic SAT Math Questions You Must Know How to Solve

Most tests you take in your average math class are straightforward and obvious. As long as youâ€™ve studied the concepts, you know what to do when you encounter a problem. You know what to expect. On the SAT, however, even great math students may not know where to begin. Even if you know all the Continue reading