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The new SAT essay is very different. Instead of analyzing a topic, your job is to analyze how the author does this. In other words, his or her rhetoric.
The SAT is important because it gives us a score that applies to everybody. It should not be the only piece of information, but it is an important data point, that very few schools choose to ignore.
The new SAT will ask students to use the quadratic formula. This means you must memorize it. Watch the video for everything you need to know about the quadratic formula!
Check out this video for expert top tips on the best way to prepare for NEW SAT math.
In Part 1, we talked about basic problem solving on the SAT, now let’s talk about new SAT Math questions that deal with studies trying to determine cause and effect.
Covering 29% of the concepts on the test, Problem Solving and Data Analysis is the second most common on the test, after Heart of Algebra. Check out some SAT practice questions below!
Unlike the old SAT in which the concepts varied over tests, the New SAT is very specific about exactly the types of questions that you’ll see on test day. While this knowledge might seem academic, knowing how often a certain concept pops up will help you prioritize your prep time.
Now that you’ve checked out Part 1, let’s talk about Coordinate Geometry problems on the new SAT, classified under the Passport to Advanced Math question group.
SAT Passport to Advanced Math questions test the skills that lead into the stuff you’ll be doing in calculus and pre-calculus. Check out these practice questions!
Here are some of the test prep strategies that will help you succeed at Redesigned SAT Math.