Minh's passion for helping students succeed grew during his time as a career counselor at the University of California, Irvine. Now, he's helping students all over the world by spilling SAT/ACT secrets through blog posts on Magoosh. When he's not busy tutoring or writing, he enjoys playing guitar, traveling, and talking about himself in third-person.
Weighted averages confuse a lot of students on the ACT, but they shouldn’t! Follow our simple process to learn how to tackle ACT Math Weighted Averages.
The new SAT “Additional Topics in Math” category might have questions regarding circle arc length. Click here to find out how to tackle these problems.
Exponents on the New SAT will test you on your mastery of the basic rules you probably have already learned in math class.
For linear functions, you will need to use your linear equation skills to solve problems the new SAT throws at you. Develop those skills with this post.
If you’re struggling with ratios on the ACT Math, check out this Magoosh article about the basics and how ratios come up on the ACT.
Because triangles have so many interesting properties that build upon each other, you can count on seeing them on the new SAT. Although the problems that you will encounter won’t necessarily be difficult, the key lies in being able to figure out which property or concept to use in order to get to the answer. […]
Chances are good that you’ve thought about probability before when playing games of chance. The higher the chances of coming out on top, the more likely you would be willing to play. For simple games, such as calling heads or tails on a coin flip, it’s easy to figure out what the chances are of […]
Of the basic order of operations, exponents can be tricky to handle, especially when ACT test-makers deliberately try to confuse you. It is very important to get the hang of these because it lays the foundation for more advanced topics, such as logarithms and roots. The basics of exponents There are two parts to an […]
Quadratic equations giving you trouble on the SAT? Check out this post for all you need to know about solving quadratic equations on the new SAT math.
Math problems about circles may look intimidating at first, so this post breaks down what to look out for when dealing with circles on ACT Math.