# Author Archive | Minh Nguyen

## Author

• 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.

## ACT Math: How to Solve Weighted Averages Problems

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.

## New SAT Math: Circle Arc Length

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.

## New SAT Math: How to Solve Linear Functions

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.

## ACT Math: How to Solve Ratio Problems

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.

## New SAT Math: Similar and Congruent Triangles

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. […]

## ACT Math: How to Solve Probability Problems

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 […]

## ACT Math: How to Solve Problems With Exponents

Of the basic order of operations, exponents can be tricky to handle, especially when ACT test-makers deliberately try to confuse you on ACT Math. 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 […]

## New SAT Math: Solving Quadratic Equations

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.

## ACT Math: How to Solve Circle Problems

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.

## New SAT Math: How to Solve Linear Equations

Knowing how to solve linear equations is key for success on the SAT Math section. Click here for practice problems for this common SAT Math topic.