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Category: SAT Integer Properties

Lucas Fink

Number Properties and Factor Trees On the SAT

SAT math loves number properties almost as much as it loves triangles. Of course, that’s actually a wide range of topics. Number properties describe how integers can be broken down, combined, or worked with in different ways; exponent patterns, odds and evens, positives and negatives, and divisibility all fall under the number property umbrella, as […]

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Lucas Fink

The Rules of Absolute Values for the SAT

Before we get into the rules, let’s see an example of an SAT question that uses absolute values: 1. In the equations above, x < 0 < y. What is the value of x + y? (A) -8 (B) -5 (C) 2 (D) 16 (E) 26   Rule 1: Absolute values are grouping symbols In […]

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