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Analyzing Data on the ACT Science Test

For Data Interpretation and Research Summaries questions on the ACT Science Test, you will often be presented with a set of graphs and tables and required to answer relevant questions. Remember, it’s important to take the time and thoroughly analyze the data before jumping to the questions.   Some Tips to Remember: Tip #1 – […]

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Anatomy of an ACT Chemistry Passage

You might see passages on the ACT Science Test covering a wide range of scientific topics: biology, chemistry, physics, etc. The good news is that you don’t need to know a lot about Chemistry to get these questions correct. All you have to know is how to analyze the passages. Passages dealing with Chemistry may […]

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Making Sense of Scientific Details

Detail problems on the ACT Science Test ask about all the tiny pieces of information that make up an ACT Science passage. There are so many strange vocabulary words, odd data formats, and experiments to keep track of that it can be difficult to remember most of the passage once you’ve finished reading. Don’t try!  […]

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Comparing Two Hypotheses on the ACT Science Test

Hypothesis questions can occur on different parts of the ACT Science Test. You’re definitely going to see some ACT Science questions that ask about hypotheses on the Research Summaries passages, but hypothesis questions can also appear in Data Interpretation passages. You may be asked to compare hypotheses as well!   Comparing Hypotheses When confronted with […]

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ACT Vocabulary

Even if you don’t have an impressive vocabulary, you can still get great scores on the ACT English, ACT Reading, and ACT Writing tests by keeping your focus on strategy. Here are ten tips to boost your scores on this English-language heavy sections of the ACT!   ACT Vocabulary Strategies Memorize transition words and phrases. […]

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ACT Math

How the ACT Math Section Works The ACT Test is actually made up of 5 mini-tests: English, Math, Reading, Science, and Writing. The ACT Math Test is always the second test and is always 60 minutes long with 60 questions. Concepts tested include arithmetic, algebra, coordinate geometry, plane geometry, and (unfortunately) trigonometry. The math concepts […]

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