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 […]

What you need to know for the SAT from a basic level? Well, below is a pretty good answer. Though the information below won’t pertain to every question, they are important fundamentals/terminology that you should know walking into the test. Prime numbers A prime number is a number divisible by itself AND 1. 1 […]

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 […]

Let’s go over the answers to those questions in the SAT number properties quiz. Each question is repeated below so you don’t have to keep going back and forth between posts. Question #1 In the three-digit integer , in which X, Y, and Z each represent a different integer, . If is even, how […]

Since we’re practicing for the SAT, all of the questions below are in SAT format. That means that they’re not just meant to test whether you’ve studied number properties, but also to check your ability to use that knowledge creatively. Before you start, do a little bit of review. Be ready to do some plugging […]

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 […]

Many times on the SAT, you’ll have the option of putting some concrete numbers into an expression or equation to check what its results look like. When you’re faced with an algebra problem that you’re not totally sure how to tackle, that can be a great strategy. Even if the SAT makers are trying to […]