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## Category: SAT Combinations and Permutations

Exciting News: We wrote an SAT Math eBook! This new SAT Math Formula eBook is a study tool that combines all the math formulas you’ll need for the SAT in one handy place. In addition to the formulas, we’ve also included some excerpts from this blog, including relevant study strategies, time-saving tips, and practice problems […]

Knowing the words for different areas of math isn’t on the SAT, so don’t worry if the word “permutation” sounds to you like something a mad scientist experiments with. Both of the types of questions we’re looking at here have in something in common: you’ll be asked to find the number of possible situation that […]

Like permutations, combinations is a concept that unnecessarily frightens students: there are very few, if any combination questions, on a test that a student may have to take the SAT for an entire year to even see one of these question types (the SAT is administered eight times a year). Why then even talk about […]

The name alone conjures up something arcane and impenetrable (two good SAT vocab words!). Once students learn the concept, it only intensifies their fears. All that said about how scary permutations are, by keeping your cool, you will be able to handle this tough concept, and show the SAT who is boss.   Number One […]

If you’ve read the combination and permutation posts, have a go at the following questions. These combinations/permutations questions are about as hard as any combinations or permutations questions you could see test day. Don’t forget to use the dash method! 1. Sally owns five different blouses. If she cannot wear the same blouse on two […]

For many who have learned combinations/permutations there is a tendency to become filled with dread as soon as somebody so much as says the two words. But do not worry – for the SAT the combinations/permutations on the SAT are very basic. For those who have not studied combinations/permutations you are probably wondering, what the […]